There's a lot of info out there about solar panels for individual homes, but what about community solar projects? Tom Michelman, Senior Director at Sustainable Energy Advantage, will talk about the definition(s) of Community Solar and how it varies across the country. With an emphasis on northeast US execution, his presentation will focus on how Community Solar is being implemented in practice, as well as its benefits and costs (including societal / environmental costs).
The presentation will touch on industry concepts and buzzwords associated with Community Solar including: micro-grids, energy storage, additionality, Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and their imbued environmental benefits, environmental justice, Community Choice Aggregation, etc. Learn how one might participate and support (or oppose) Community Solar in your region.