Curious about Solar and Energy Storage? You've come to the right place.


If you are considering alternative energy strategies or are just interested in the latest developments that impact schools in California, this two-part webinar series is right for you. Each CASBO Partner Webinar is about 45 minutes in length and is presented by ForeFront Power and SPURR.

Part 1: Simplifying the Solar and Storage Procurement Process with SPURR

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Recorded Webinar

  • Market Landscape: Gain an understanding of the renewable energy procurement landscape,  looking at the pros and cons of different sourcing options.
  • RFP Tips: Be aware of what to look for when running an RFP. What are the qualitative components to include and what are some common pitfalls to avoid?
  • Timing: Understand the importance of timing and adopting solar and storage while market conditions are best to optimize savings.
  • Case Study: Get an inside look at a case study where one CA public school district leveraged SPURR’s competitive RFP process to add more on-site solar.

Part 2: A Deep Dive Into Incentives, Regulations, Technologies, and More

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Recorded Webinar

  • An In-Depth Look Into Incentives: How reduced incentives and rate changes will impact solar economics.
  • Utilities vs Renewables: How your utility provider classifies solar + storage and requirements you need to be aware of
  • Solar Savings Analyses: What goes into a savings analysis, how they work, and what factors to consider
  • Energy Storage Explained: How demand shaving and energy arbitrage work, and how schools are employing storage today
  • Microgrids: How microgrids are helping schools ensure safety and reliability in the event of rolling blackouts.

Brian Taylor
California Public Sector, ForeFront Power
btaylor@forefrontpower.com

Kevin Flanagan
Director, SPURR’s Renewable Energy Aggregated Procurement (REAP) Program
solar@spurr.org


Who is ForeFront Power?

ForeFront Power is a leading solar energy provider to schools around the country. We provide school districts with the maximum potential savings from solar available on the market today though a power purchase agreement (PPA), while providing the highest quality installation with the least risk.

With over 400 megawatts (MW) of operational projects with schools, our team has the capability to transform your district’s solar installations beyond just energy production and savings.

Partnership with SPURR

The School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR) is a joint powers authority dedicated to helping California schools and colleges control and reduce utility expenses. Our group is the proud winner of SPURR’s Renewable Energy Aggregated Procurement (REAP) Program competitive RFP that allows schools, colleges, and public agencies in California save time and money on their procurement and energy costs. The REAP Program provides pre-negotiated contracts, industry leading pricing, and standardized terms.

Learn More About SPURR

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