Massachusetts Clean Peak Standard
In August, Massachusetts launched the first-in-the-nation Clean Peak Energy Standard (CPS), a financial incentive program that promotes the use of clean energy technologies to supply power during periods of peak electricity demand. On Wednesday, September 9th, LIHI and UMASS Lowell convened a panel discussion to learn more about the Clean Peak Standard regulation, qualifications and opportunities for qualified hydropower to partner with storage providers. The seminar was moderated by LIHI Executive Director Shannon Ames and featured:
- Will Lauwers, Director of Emerging Technology at Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
- John Keene, Senior Director and General Counsel at Sustainable Energy Advantage
- Judith Judson, Vice President of Distributed Energy Systems at Ameresco
Below are the materials from this discussion. This includes panelist biographies, presentations, and a recording of the discussion.