Recordings of Webinars



Feel free to view any of our past webinar archives
NOTE: Some re-recorded due to a change in technology. Quality may be marginal in older presentations.


May 13, 2020  Economic Benefits for Municipalities to Develop Solar on Brownfields
                      Ardi Arian – Suntech Power Development America LLC 646 617 1113 –
                      Greg Rosen 510-418-0202                       . 
April 30, 2020     Transitioning to Local Fuel Sources
                      Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network 916-402-4143 
                      Sierra’s note: Moving to 100% renewable energy is not likely to happen quickly in many parts of the country
                      In the meantime, this webinar outlines possible ways to make that transition. 
Mar 4th, 2020  Economics and Feasibility of Adding Storage to Municipal Projects
                        Jeff Hintzke Clean Focus 408 419 4708
Jan 15, 2020     Non-Wires Alternatives Can Do More Than You Think — But It Matters How You Buy Them
                          Shalom Flank,  Microgrid Architect  202.797.8820
Nov 7, 2019     Advanced Microgrids: Forging A New Energy & Resource Integration Pathway
                         Larisa Dobriansky General MicroGrids  703 989 7639
Oct 16, 2019   Developing Renewable Energy Projects In Opportunity Zones
                        Patrick Morand, Duane Morris LLP, 202-776-7874 
Sep 19, 2019   Research Results: Why Some Towns are more Pro-Active in Renewable Energy then Others
                        Oksan Bayulgen, University of Connecticut                               
July 23, 2019   Governance in the Power Sector and How to ACE the Problem  
                        Samuel Golding – Community Choice Partners, Inc                               
May 2, 2019   Issues and Solutions Related to NZE and Low Income Housing 
                        Presented by Rob Hammon, BIRAenergy                              
April 24, 2019 Community Microgrids as a Resilience Solution for Communities
                        Presented by Frank Wasko and Malini Kannan, Clean Coalition                              
March 28, 2019 Developing Clean Energy Plans and Policies at the Local Level
                         Presented by Mark Scully & Bernard Pelletier, People’s Action for Clean Energy                              
February 5, 2019 Solar Storage and Energy Conservation for Cities
                         Presented by Dr. Rick Brown – TerraVerde Energy LLC                              
January 22, 2019 Effective Collaboration Strategies for Local Government and Utilities
                         Presented by Gerry Braun – Integrated Resources Network
                         (NOTE: Audio quality is low)                              
November 20, 2018 Unleashing Commercial Scale Renewable Energy with Feed-In-Tariff
                          by Craig Lewis, Executive Director, Clean-Coalition                              
October 3, 2018 Policy Pathways for Microgrids 
                          by Tom Stanton, National Regulatory Research Institute                              
July 18,2018      Protecting and Monitoring Municipal/Community Solar PV Systems 
                           by Rick Brown and David Burdick TerraVerde Energy
                           (NOTE: Audio quality is low)                       
May 30,2018   Greening An American City: The Process, Technologies and Lessons Learned
                           by Gerald Braun, Integrated Resources Network
                           (NOTE: Audio quality is low)                             
March 20, 2018   District Energy Solutions for Resiliency & Efficiency
                           by Shalom Flank, Microgrid Architect                           
February 20, 2018  Competitive Procurement Models for Renewable Energy
                             by George Wiltsee, President Clean Power House
                             (NOTE: Audio quality low)                           
January 25, 2018 Community Microgrids: A Path to Resiliency
                              by Greg Thomson, Clean Coalition
                              (NOTE: Audio quality low)
November 30, 2017  Community Choice Aggregation: Best Practices, Lessons Learned & DER Integration 
                                 by Samuel Golding, Community Choice Partners
July 25, 2017 Microgrid Regulatory and Finance Strategies
                       by C. Baird Brown, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP  
April 25, 2017  How COGs and Planning Boards are Facilitating Renewable Energy ,  
                         by Chris Carrick, Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board  
March 29, 2017  Two Zero Net Energy Projects with Two Utilities,
                          by Rob Hammon, PhD, President, BIRAenergy 
February 22, 2017 Energy Solutions for Rural Communities ,
                          by Matthew Marshall, Redwood Coast Energy Authority 
January 17, 2017 Community Choice Aggregation Program Options & Impacts,
                          by Samuel Golding Community Choice Partners
November 17, 2016 Overcoming Regulatory Obstacles to Distributed Renewable Energy PLUS California’s Transmission Access Charge
                          by Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network and Katie Ramsey, Clean Coalition

October 26, 2016   Community Choice Aggregation Pilot in Westchester, NY
                         by Glenn Weinberg, Joule Assets –
                               NOTE: Audio is good, but had problem with slides.

September 21, 2016  Outside the Box Energy Efficiency Programs for Utilities & Municipalities 
                         by Dr. Katherine Johnson, Johnson Consulting Group 

August 25, 2016  Getting to YES with  Utilities on Renewable Energy  
                          by Cliona Robb Christian & Barton LLP

July 22, 2016  8 Energy Policies that Boosted the Economy in Several Cities 
                          by John Farrell Institute for Local Self Reliance

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