Upcoming Events


Join us in D.C. in March 2019 when prominent national and state clean energy influencers will lead thought-provoking expert panels and targeted outcome-driven discussions of the pillar policies, practices and workforce training necessary to enable many more Americans to benefit from clean energy.

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IREC Guide Highlights Solar Pathways for Multifamily Residents

A new guide from IREC offers national insight to help local governments, housing providers, utilities and other stakeholders better understand the possible pathways to ensure more renters and other multifamily residents can benefit from solar.

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Mark Your Calendars!

Join us on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in San Francisco at Intersolar North America when we honor our 2018 3iAwards winners for excellence in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Interconnection Workshop at Solar Power Southeast

What’s working and what’s not working with interconnection in the Southeast and across the country? Join IREC and SEIA at Solar Power Southeast in Atlanta on May 14, 1:00-4:30 and find out!

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More Firefighters Getting Top-Notch Solar Training

With more than 1.6 million solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the U.S. today, and a growth rate that puts us on track for 1 million new installations annually by 2025, it becomes more likely every day that a first responder might pull up to fight a kitchen fire and find the building is powered by the sun.

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Cornerstone for Next Generation Grid Activities: Forecasting DER Growth

Focused on a relatively uncharted frontier in energy planning – distributed energy resource forecasting – IREC regulatory experts examine what a DER forecast is, why it matters, and what states, regulators and utilities should consider as they navigate future grid planning efforts.

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IREC, IBTS & Mass Clean Energy Center Partner for Solar Code Official Training in MA

In a new endeavor, IREC has just partnered with the Institute for Building and Technology Safety (IBTS) to carry out a solar training and inspection project funded by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (Mass CEC). IREC and IBTS will conduct five

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New Guide for Multifamily Solar

IREC, in partnership with Spark Northwest and the Center for Sustainable Energy, released a new guide that outlines two potential pathways to enable greater solar access for renters and multifamily residents and LMI communities in Seattle.

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WEBINARS: Solar for Apartment Buildings & Rent Control; Community Solar in Cook County & the Midwest

IREC recently hosted two webinars on the effects of rent control policies on apartment buildings with solar and how community solar is making impressive inroads in Illinois and the Midwest.

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How Puerto Rico Can Leapfrog to the Next Generation Grid

The destruction caused by Maria offers Puerto Rico the chance to “leapfrog their energy system to the next generation of electric grids,” said Larry Sherwood,  president and CEO of IREC.

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