All Posts

Challenge Workshop at Solar Power International

Posted by Solar in Your Community Challenge on

The SunShot Initiative will be at Solar Power International in Las Vegas, Nevada. Please attend one of the free workshops we are hosting on Sunday, September 10.

Solar in Your Community Challenge Workshop (Register here)

Location: Surf Room A, Mandalay Bay Conference Center

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm

The Solar in Your Community Challenge, sponsored by SunShot, is a $5 million prize competition that aims to expand solar access to low and moderate (LMI) income households; and state, local, and tribal governments; and non-profit organizations. Over 170 teams across the...

Continue Reading
  • By Solar in Your Community Challenge on in Events

  • 0 comment

Tool Demo: SolarResilient for Resilient Solar+Storage Design

Posted by Shubha Jaishankar on

Through Solar Market Pathways, the City and County of San Francisco has developed a publicly available online tool for sizing solar PV and battery storage systems designed to deliver onsite power during an extended grid outage. SolarResilient.org is a first-of-its-kind tool that enables building and energy managers, architects, and sustainability and energy professionals to optimize solar and battery storage sizing to serve as a clean, reliable source of backup power for critical loads.

The tool allows building owners and city departments to develop preliminary...

Continue Reading
  • By Shubha Jaishankar on in Events

  • 0 comment

2017 National Workshop on Developing a Research Agenda for Connected Rural Communities (CRC17

Posted by Shubha Jaishankar on

The University of Virginia is convening a national workshop to define overarching challenges, explore opportunities, develop collaborations, and build strategies toward a research agenda to advance quality of life in under-connected (medium, small, remote, and rural) communities. Specifically, discussions will be through the lens of how technology, communications, and networking can advance polycentric development. The meeting will bring together researchers, practitioners, non-government and nonprofit organizations, industry partners, government...

Continue Reading
  • By Shubha Jaishankar on in Events

  • 0 comment

Solar and Environmental Justice - Putting Frontline Communities First

Posted by Shubha Jaishankar on

Webinar: Solar and Environmental Justice – Putting Frontline Communities First

Wednesday, July 26 - 2pm ET | 11am PT

Renewable energy can help drive environmental benefits and economic growth for communities most impacted by climate change, pollution and underemployment. How can the solar industry work within a social and environmental justice framework to ensure everyone benefits from our clean energy transition? Join Grid Alternatives for a conversation with environmental justice leaders to learn about their work at the intersection of climate, race and...

Continue Reading
  • By Shubha Jaishankar on in Webinars

  • 0 comment

Community Solar Workshop at American Solar Energy Society Workshop 2017

Posted by Casey Canfield on

There will be a Solar in Your Community Challenge workshop (9am-5pm) at ASES Solar 2017 in Denver, CO on October 11, 2017. This is a great opportunity for you and your teams to meet other teams, coaches and consultants and share innovative ideas for overcoming barriers to solar projects in their communities. Teams will provide updates on the successes and outstanding questions in their projects so far. Panels of experts and small group discussions will address strategies for financing and developing innovative partnerships.

The Workshop is free, but attendees...

Continue Reading
  • By Casey Canfield on in Events

  • 0 comment

SEPA Webinar (registration fee) "Microgrids: The Benefits of Including Energy Storage"

Posted by Shubha Jaishankar on

Microgrids have the power to integrate, manage, and aggregate distributed energy resources (DERs).

Join SEPA and experts from Commonwealth Edison, Navigant, Electric Power Reliability Institute, ISO-New England, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to find out in-depth how much potential microgrids have in our future!

In this webinar you will also learn from industry experts how microgrids and energy storage can augment the transmission and distribution system for enhanced customer reliability. An extensive audience Q&A will follow right after!

Register...

Continue Reading
  • By Shubha Jaishankar on in Webinars

  • 0 comment