New Primer Helps Regulators, Stakeholders Adopt New IEEE Standard for Distributed Energy Resources

The important national IEEE Standard 1547™-2018 for Distributed Energy Resources was updated last year to enable significantly higher penetrations of distributed energy resources (DERs) on the grid.

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Reducing Energy Costs Through Employee Training: IREC & WinnResidential New Project

IREC and WinnResidential team up with an innovative two-year project to implement cutting-edge workforce training programs with the goal of reducing energy expenditures in New York State-based properties managed by WinnCompanies.

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Announcing our 2019 Clean Energy States Honor Roll

After a colossal year of energy policy activity across the states, IREC calls out some favorite 2018 success stories in our 2019 Clean Energy States Honor Roll, announced today. Most Growth Potential: New Jersey For creating a community solar pilot program

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100 Percent Clean Energy Goals: What will it take to get there?

Download the white paper More than 90 U.S. cities and 140 large corporations have established 100% clean, carbon-free and/or renewable energy goals in recent years. California, with its new mandate that 100% of its energy power must come from non-carbon

New Tool: Checklist for Successful Utility-Led Community Solar Programs

IREC and Vote Solar developed a community solar checklist to promote scalable and replicable community solar programs that benefit customers and communities.

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IREC Milestone: More than 11,000+ Firefighters and Code Officials Now Solar Smarter

More than 11,000 firefighters and local code officials from states across the U.S. became solar smarter, thanks to the efforts of IREC’s workforce training program and its partners in a U.S. DOE initiative that just two years ago brought together “allied” professionals and solar training experts.

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A New Frontier: the Interconnection of Energy Storage

Part 8 of IREC’s interconnection series examines how to clear a path for the deployment of energy storage. SKY STANFIELD, ERICA MCCONNELL AND JOSEPH PETTA JANUARY 04, 2018 You purchased that spiffy new rooftop solar array and waited patiently in the

Nevada Closer to Ensuring Electric Grid Better Integrates Distributed Energy Resources

After many months of deliberation and input from stakeholders, the Nevada Public Utilities Commission adopted a framework for the state’s newly required investor-owned utilities’ Distribution Resource Plans (DRP), which will determine what resources and grid upgrades the utilities will need to make to meet consumer demand for electricity.

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IREC Creating First Micro-Credential For Leadership

Creating a micro-credential for specific leadership skills is new territory, as professions across industries begin to look for new, third-party validation of the specific expertise and training they value. Building on its unique experience creating clean energy micro-credentials, IREC has

National 3iAward Winners Announced by IREC at Intersolar

Special Energy Heroes Also Recognized July 11, 2018 (San Francisco, CA) – During an awards ceremony at Intersolar North America, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) today honored its 2018 3iAward recipients, celebrating the nation’s best innovation, ingenuity and inspiration in


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