National Energy Efficiency Career Map, Outreach Campaign to Highlight EE Career Options

Through a recent three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Office, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and its partners will develop an interactive career map that highlights the breadth of rewarding career opportunities in the energy

National Forum Launched for Solar & Storage Code and Permitting Solutions

A newly launched, three-year project, supported by a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office, will bring together diverse stakeholders to identify and develop solutions to solar and solar-plus-storage code enforcement and permitting challenges.  The

Black Lives Matter: IREC Stands with Communities of Color

At IREC, we believe that diversity, inclusion and equity are critical to shaping and accelerating a clean energy future. By working on equitable access to clean energy, we strive to address the economic, health and resilience challenges that disproportionately impact

IREC Wishes Regulatory VP Sara Baldwin Well in Her Next Endeavors

Spring is coming to an end and summer is just around the corner, beckoning a time of growth and transitions. In keeping with the change of seasons, IREC will bid adieu to Sara Baldwin, Vice President of Regulatory, who will

Join Our Team: IREC Is Hiring a Regulatory Vice President

Schedule: Full-time Salary range: Commensurate with experience Position reports to: President and CEO Location: Flexible Benefits: Health insurance, retirement match, personal time off IREC is a nonprofit working toward a 100% clean energy future that is reliable, resilient and equitable.

Evaluating Grid Modernization Plans Now Easier with New IREC and GridLab Tool

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and GridLab today announce the release of A Playbook for Modernizing the Distribution Grid; Volume I: Grid Modernization Goals, Principles and Plan Evaluation Checklist (“GridMod Playbook”) — an evaluation toolkit to ensure that efforts

Guidance for Moving Training Online: Learn, Adapt, Improve Your Program

Resources to Keep Your Clean Energy Training Organization Relevant in the Age of COVID-19 Indeed we are living in strange and remarkable times. Just a few short weeks ago, none of us could have predicted how suddenly and dramatically our

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Considerations for Continuing Permitting and Inspection Activities During COVID-19

Building departments across the country are faced with the challenging question, “Do we shut down or do we stay open?” Fortunately, there are options that allow continued safe operation of building department staff while ensuring safety of installations. SEAC has

Webinar: Continuing Safe Permitting and Inspection Practices During COVID-19

Confronted by the COVID-19 global pandemic, building departments across the country face a challenging question: “Do we shut down or stay open?” Fortunately, there are options that allow for safe, continued building department operations while maximizing the safety of solar

Marylanders Benefit from Updated Rules to Connect Clean Energy to the Grid

The Maryland Public Service Commission, after nearly two years of deliberation, has adopted updated rules for connecting distributed energy resources (such as solar and energy storage systems) to the electric grid. The updated rules will improve the efficiency of the


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