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March 22, 2023
May 7, 2020 | Lynn Abramson, President, CEBN
Powering Forward is a new webinar series from the Business Council for Sustainable Energy and CEBN that examines developments across the clean energy economy in the U.S. This series will explore the unique impacts facing clean energy industries during the COVID-19 pandemic and the vital role of our sectors will play in the economy’s recovery. Each episode is produced collaboratively with partners working to advance clean energy, demonstrating that together, we can power forward through this crisis to emerge as a stronger, more resilient America.
May 20: The Clean Energy Economy: a Decade of Growth, a First Quarter Disrupted
April 24: FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Program
The second installment of Powering Forward examined the long-term trends that have taken place across the energy sector along with the latest insights on how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted clean energy in the first quarter of 2020.
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities is a new program through FEMA to help states, local communities, tribes and territories undertake hazard mitigation projects to reduce risks from disasters. The first episode of Powering Forward, hosted by the CEBN, Business Council for Sustainable Energy, and National Association of State Energy Officials covered the new program and ways it can help communities strengthen energy resilience.