CEG submitted comments to the Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council recommending that equity provisions be developed and implemented into the ConnectedSolutions program.
Energy Storage for Winter Grid Reliability: How Batteries Became the Low-Cost Solution for Power Assurance in Massachusetts
Winter electric peaking capacity services are currently undervalued in the Massachusetts programs that provide battery customers with performance payments to supply power back to the grid at times of high demand.
ConnectedSolutions: An Assessment for Massachusetts
This report assesses the design and performance of the Massachusetts ConnectedSolutions program, as it has been administered in the first three-year program cycle, and compares it with related programs in other states across the country.
Comments to the Massachusetts EEAC regarding ConnectedSolutions Program Expansion and Revision for 2022-2024
Clean Energy Group submitted comments to the Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council regarding ConnectedSolutions battery storage program solutions shortcomings, which should be addressed in the upcoming 2022-2024 Three-Year Energy Efficiency Plan.
Comments on the EmPOWER Maryland Program
Clean Energy Group submitted comments to the Maryland Energy Efficiency Advocates Future Programming Working Group on how the ConnectedSolutions model could be used to reduce peak electricity demand while bringing cost savings and energy resilience benefits to Maryland’s ratepayers, including limited-income households.
ConnectedSolutions: The New Economics of Solar+Storage for Affordable Housing in Massachusetts
An analysis of multifamily affordable housing properties in Massachusetts finds that participation in the state’s new battery storage incentive program, called ConnectedSolutions, significantly improves the financial viability of solar+storage at affordable housing developments.
ConnectedSolutions: A New State Funding Mechanism to Make Battery Storage Accessible to All
This report aims to inform state policymakers about the structure and benefits of the ConnectedSolution battery storage program model. It summarizes barriers to scaling up distributed battery storage, explains how the ConnectedSolutions program was developed in the Northeast, and discusses why the program has been successful.
Clean Energy Group ha publicado una traducción al español de una nueva guía que aborda las preguntas más frecuentes sobre la energía solar fotovoltaica y las tecnologías de almacenamiento de baterías (Solar+Almacenamiento).
Understanding Solar+Storage: Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Solar PV and Battery Storage
The information presented in this guide focuses primarily on customer-sited, behind-the-meter solar+storage installations, though much of the information is relevant to other types of projects as well, including storage-only projects and front-of-the-meter solar+storage projects. It is meant to serve as a starting point to establish a foundation of knowledge and understanding for individuals and organizations beginning to explore solar+storage options for their homes, businesses, or community facilities.
Comments on Proposed Changes to Massachusetts’ ConnectedSolutions Program
CEG submitted comments to the Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council to express concern about potentially harmful proposed changes to the Massachusetts ConnectedSolutions program incentive rules.