|Overcoming Barriers to Solar+Storage in Critical Facilities Serving Low-Income Communities: A Survey of Service Providers
April 21, 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 12, 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.
|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.
|What is a Peaker Power Plant?
January 19, 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.
|Resilient Power Project Impacts: 2013-2020
December 16, 2020 by Clean Energy Group
This document summarizes some of the key project outcomes of the Resilient Power Project through providing information, knowledge-building support, and technical assistance to organizations working in low-income communities and communities of color across the country.
December 8, 2020 by Marriele Mango, Seth Mullendore
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
October 20, 2020 by Marriele Mango, Seth Mullendore
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.
|Financing Resilient Power Fact Sheet
September 24, 2020 by Robert Sanders
Financing Resilient Power is a new, groundbreaking philanthropic effort—a $3.3 million initiative of The Kresge Foundation to accelerate the market development of solar+storage technologies in vulnerable and disadvantaged communities.
|Phase Out Peakers
May 7, 2020 by Clean Energy Group
This fact sheet identifies the top ten metropolitan regions across the country where the health and well-being of its citizens are adversely impacted by an aging fleet of peaker power plants, and highlights the findings of work being done in New York City to advance the replacement of peaker plants with battery storage and renewables.
|Dirty Energy, Big Money
May 6, 2020 by Clean Energy Group, NYC Environmental Justice Alliance, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, THE POINT CDC, UPROSE
New York City’s peaker power plants have a disproportionate impact on the city’s most vulnerable people. Replacing peaker plants with a system of localized renewable energy generation and battery storage can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, reduce energy bills, improve public health and equity, and make the system more resilient in the face of increased storms and climate impacts.