|Resilience Matters: Opportunities for Action to Strengthen Communities
March 1, 2022 by Abbe Ramanan, Laurie Mazur, Lew Milford, Seth Mullendore
This publication by the Island Press Urban Resilience Project is a compilation of articles, op-eds, and interviews celebrating our collective progress in 2021, while highlighting how far we have yet to go. Four of the seven articles in the Energy section were written by CEG staff.
|Resilient Power: Battery storage as a home-based solution to address climate-related power outages for medically vulnerable populations
February 25, 2021 by Diana Hernández, Joan A. Casey, Marriele Mango
This paper sheds light on the increasingly relevant problem of power outages and offers a view toward a socio-technically-based solution to protect vulnerable populations and improve health outcomes in the event of an outage.
|Principles of Equitable Policy Design for Energy Storage
May 14, 2019 by Union of Concerned Scientists
UCS, CEG, and a wide range of stakeholders from across the country met in December 2018 to develop a set of principles to ensure equitable deployment of energy storage technologies.
|Green Mountain Power (GMP): Significant Revenues from Energy Storage
May 3, 2017 by Dan Borneo, Raymond H. Byrne, Susan Schoenung, Todd Olinsky-Paul
Green Mountain Power’s Stafford Hill microgrid, a 4MW/3.4 MWh battery energy system integrated with solar generation in western Vermont, exemplifies the multiple uses and significant revenue potential of advanced energy storage combined with solar PV in a microgrid configuration, behind a utility meter.
|The Value Proposition for Energy Storage at the Sterling Municipal Light Department
February 23, 2017 by Dan Borneo, Imre Gyuk, Raymond H. Byrne, Sean Hamilton, Todd Olinsky-Paul
This report presents the economic case for the Sterling Municipal Light Department’s energy storage system. It was published by Sandia National Laboratories, with support from Clean Energy Group.
|Battery Energy Storage Market: Commercial Scale, Lithium-ion Projects in the U.S.
October 27, 2016 by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
This slide deck presents the results of data collection on the commercial-scale li-ion battery energy storage market. This information was collected to inform the inputs and assumptions for NREL’s solar + storage optimization modeling in FY17.
|U.S. Department of Energy Regional Resource Centers Report: State of the Wind Industry in the Regions
April 14, 2016 by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Resource Centers (RRCs) provide unbiased wind energy information to communities and decision makers to help them evaluate wind energy potential and learn about wind power’s benefits and impacts in their regions. The RRCs have identified a wide array of market challenges that continue to hinder wider-scale deployments of wind technologies. This document summarizes the status and drivers for U.S. wind energy development on regional and state levels.
|Economic Benefits of Increasing Electric Grid Resilience to Weather Outages
August 1, 2013 by President’s Council of Economic Advisers, U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability
This report estimates the annual cost of power outages caused by severe weather between 2003 and 2012 and describes various strategies for modernizing the grid and increasing grid resilience.
|Evaluating Clean Energy Public Finance Mechanisms
November 30, 2011 by Climate Bonds Initiative, Irbaris
This report presents an evaluation methodology to highlight leading practice in the design and delivery of clean energy public finance mechanisms.
|Weathering the Storm: Public Funding for Low-Carbon Energy in the Post Financial Crisis Era
October 29, 2010 by Bloomberg New Energy Finance
This report examines the role public finance institutions have played in sustaining the low-carbon energy sector during the recent global economic downturn, and assesses of the role these institutions should play going forward to foster growth of clean energy.