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|Comments to the Massachusetts EEAC regarding ConnectedSolutions Program Expansion and Revision for 2022-2024
May 2021 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
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
May 2021 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
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.
|Comments in Response to the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Request for Information on Equitable Access to Community-Based Solar
June 2021 by Adam Flint, Grayson Flood, Haley Havens, Jonathan Welle, Lynn Benander, Seth Mullendore
Clean Energy Group contributed to comments prepared by the Initiative for Energy Justice, People’s Solar Energy Fund, and People Power Solar Cooperative in response to DOE’s Solar Energy Technologies Office request for information on barriers to community solar deployment and other models to increase access to solar.
|Overcoming Barriers to Solar+Storage in Critical Facilities Serving Low-Income Communities: A Survey of Service Providers
April 2021 by Abbe Ramanan, Marriele Mango
Clean Energy Group conducted a survey to assess market barriers for solar+storage at critical facilities serving low-income communities. This report summarizes the survey results and suggests actions to bring the benefits of solar+storage to the people who need it most.
|Resilient Power Leadership Initiative Grant Awards
April 2021 by Clean Energy Group
The Resilient Power Leadership Initiative provides support to community-based organizations working in the areas of energy and environmental justice, with the goal of helping to build organizational capacity related to solar+storage and seed long-term, community-led programs that further advance energy equity and environmental justice.
|The Fossil Fuel End Game: A Frontline Vision to Retire New York City’s Peaker Plants by 2030
March 2021 by Strategen Consulting
This report lays out a detailed strategic and policy road map to retire and replace New York City’s fossil-fuel peaker plants.
|Resilient Power: Battery storage as a home-based solution to address climate-related power outages for medically vulnerable populations
February 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.
|ConnectedSolutions: The New Economics of Solar+Storage for Affordable Housing in Massachusetts
February 2021 by Amy Simpkins, Dr. Travis Simpkins, Geoff Oxnam, Seth Mullendore, Todd Olinsky-Paul
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
February 2021 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
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.
|What is a Peaker Power Plant?
January 2021 by Clean Energy Group
What is a peaker power plant? This short video discusses peaker power plants and the risks they pose to vulnerable communities.
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