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Online Solar Training for Code Officials Now Available through Innovative Technology

Source: The Interstate Renewable Energy Council Press Release Contact: Jane Pulaski October 1, 2012 – One significant barrier to the expansion of the solar market is the limited training of municipal code officials, the individuals responsible for approving proposed plans and inspecting and approving installations of photovoltaic (PV) systems. A dynamic new online training opportunity…

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Solar Licensing Database

IREC’s National Solar Licensing Map provides the latest licensing, certification and other requirements impacting the solar industry.

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September 2009 Small Wind Newsletter

Issue No. 39, August 31, 2009 Welcome to the September 2009 issue of the Small Wind Newsletter. See details on subscribing at the end of the newsletter. Larry Sherwood Editor NEWS DELAWARE: Legislature prohibits unreasonable restrictions on small wind installations In July, the Delaware legislature enacted a law prohibiting unreasonable public and private restrictions on…

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State & Stakeholder Newsletter, January 27, 2010

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Volume #9, Issue #2 Editor: Jane Pulaski The IREC State & Stakeholder Newsletter is a foremost resource for current information on workforce training, credentialing programs, state activities and best practices on renewable energy and energy efficiency. This free newsletter is distributed semi-monthly to email subscribers and published on IREC’s website.  If you…

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Proud & Poised: SITN Transforming Training for Today and Tomorrow’s Solar Workforce

There can’t be a much stronger seal of approval to a program’s success than to hear support for its growth straight from the president. Listening to a live feed of President Obama’s comments a few weeks ago on new clean energy initiatives, it was a proud moment for the SITN to hear of his support for additional investment in building a competent solar workforce.

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Knowledge Is Power: Access to Grid Data Improves the Interconnection Experience for All

Just as we reach for mapping technologies when we’re on the road, there are many proven and emerging tools that applicants, utilities and regulators can use to improve transparency and access to grid data in the interconnection process.

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News from DSIRE: week of 7/25/11

  CALIFORNIA – Virtual Net Metering Approved The CPUC approved a virtual net metering pilot tariff in 2009 that allows a single PV system installed under the Multi-family Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Program to offset multiple tenants’ meters. After weighing feedback from stakeholders, the CPUC approved a proposed decision in mid-July to allow virtual net…