Recently, Mari Hernandez, IREC regulatory program assistant director, joined other stakeholders at an invitation-only workshop hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy to share ideas on opportunities and barriers to community solar and potential strategies to move the market forward.
“If we are to realize these clean energy goals that we all have, literally every profession is going to be touched in some way by solar or by some other clean energy or sustainability competency,” said Laure-Jeanne Davignon, IREC VP-Workforce.
IREC’s recently published Making the Grid Smarter: State Primer on Adopting the New IEEE Standard 1547™-2018 for Distributed Energy Resources will help states, regulators and other stakeholders navigate the related technical and policy issues they will need to address in the next few years.
Last month, Puerto Rico passed a bill to ensure the island’s energy comes from 100% renewable sources by 2050. Solar Power Puerto Rico will convene energy leaders who will share their insights on the island’s new energy legislation, PREPA (Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority), and grid integration and modernization.
The IREC Vision Summit focused on what’s needed next to make bold clean energy goals a reality, for ALL consumers in all types of communities. See our 2050 goals and 2030 milestones.
More than 120 of the nation’s leading clean energy influencers, advocates and decision makers convened for IREC’s inaugural Vision Summit to act boldly and intentionally to make 100% clean energy goals a reality to enable many more Americans to benefit from clean energy while supporting broad climate and equity goals.
A new video geared to at-risk youth features AJ, who found out about the growing solar industry from his Job Corps advisor. Students throughout the country can learn about AJ’s journey to a rewarding career in solar, thanks to an innovative partnership between IREC and Home Builders Institute (HBI).
A national scorecard released today by IREC grades the nearly 20 state shared renewable energy programs (aka community renewables or community solar).
Earlier this month, IREC’s leadership role in an important California ruling shed light on just how critical our independent voice is to sustaining clean energy progress for the benefit of consumers, as well as the growing clean energy industry.