Optimizing Clean Energy Technologies
What’s needed next to quickly deploy today’s technology solutions to optimize distributed energy resources on a reliable, resilient energy grid – including renewables, energy storage, electric vehicles and demand response? Where do the objectives of large-scale renewables and distributed resources align and where are they at odds? How can bridges be built to achieve a common vision?
Who Benefits from Clean Energy?
As more states and municipalities adopt goals toward 100% clean energy, what policies and programs are essential to provide equal access, including to underserved consumers and communities? From renewables and energy efficiency to clean transportation and resiliency, what solutions are beginning to appear in states, cities and local communities? What’s working, what’s not, what’s most easily scalable? What are the most promising opportunities?
Rethinking the Utility Business Model for a 100% Clean Energy Future
What’s really needed to ensure utilities, their shareholders and investors are supportive and motivated to transition to a 100% clean energy future – one that supports choice and fair competition for all consumers?
Preparing a Clean Energy Economy and Workforce
Within clean energy industries and those with workers who cross clean energy technologies, how can we cultivate a diverse workforce at all skill levels of the clean energy economy? What are the economic and workforce benefits for communities, and what training and educational pathways are needed to ensure a quality workforce?
Leading the Transition
Forward focused, what are the next steps toward policies and cultural changes necessary to achieve 100% Clean Energy? What resources and support do decision makers need? What strategies are most effective for scaling clean energy solutions across diverse jurisdictions? Where do market-based solutions work and not work? Who else needs to be a part of the conversation to garner the greatest buy-in?