Thousands of attendees at Solar Power International next week will have the opportunity to learn more about the regulatory matters that affect the growth and shape of our clean energy future during four sessions with IREC’s regulatory experts. Register
You’ll have four chances to catch Sara Baldwin Auck, IREC’s regulatory program director, and Brian Lydic, IREC’s new regulatory engineer, at SPI 2017. Here’s where you can find them:
Sunday Sept. 10 | 3-4;00pm, Surf A
Race to 7-Day Solar Highlights and Lessons Learned
The teams that competed in the SunShot Prize will reflect on their successes and setbacks, draw from lessons learned, highlight insights, and offer recommendations for utilities, solar companies, and local governments that are trying to dramatically speed up the going solar process from permit-to-plugin. IREC Regulatory Program Director, Sara Baldwin Auck, is on the agenda. Register.
Monday Sept. 11 | 1:00 – 1:30pm, Lagoon L
Performance of Smart Inverters in Residential Solar PV Applications
Brian Lydic, IREC’s new regulatory engineer, will talk about the performance of multiple smart inverters operating in parallel with real world residential deployment scenarios. This presentation will assist solar industry and utility stakeholders realize the potential benefits and pitfalls of smart inverters with advanced grid support functions.
Tuesday, Sept. 12 | 2:30-4pm, Lagoon J
Community Solar: the Hows & Whys for Utilities and their Partners
IREC’s Regulatory Program Director Sara Baldwin Auck and panelists will share best practices on how to streamline the creation of community solar programs, and will reference policies to navigate the regulatory and business space.
Wednesday, Sept. 13 | 8:30am – 12:30pm, Lagoon H
Workshop – Grid Modernization and Solar: What Are the Implications for the Future of Net Metering, Speedier Interconnection, and the Risk of Solar Fees?
Experts from the solar industry, utilities, and technical experts will discuss grid modernization developments in leading states and their implications for solar businesses. The workshop will review what upgrades could help integrate more solar into the grid, and where solar and other distributed energy resources may be able to find new revenue opportunities for providing distribution services. IREC’s Regulatory Program Director Sara Baldwin Auck and other industry panelists will join the workshop and share their expertise on interconnection and hosting capacity analysis.
Take 15% off full conference registration for non-SEIA/SEPA members. Use our special passcode: P1517IREC. Register