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May 11, 2021

IREC and partners today announced the launch of a three-year, $2.1 million project, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), to reduce barriers to widespread adoption of distributed energy resources (DERs) by

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May 06, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 6, 2021 — The U.S. solar industry employed 231,474 workers in 2020, a 6.7% drop from 2019 due to pandemic restrictions and increased labor productivity, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2020 released today by the Solar Energy

April 14, 2021

IREC’s new Green Buildings Career Map is an interactive career map highlighting the breadth of rewarding career opportunities in building energy efficiency. The Green Buildings Career Map features 55 jobs in energy efficiency for buildings across four different industry sectors,

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April 07, 2021

Check out the 2020 annual report here! IREC’s 2020 Annual Report covers our biggest highlights from last year, including key wins from our Regulatory, Workforce, and Local Initiative teams, metrics that quantify our impact, details about our pending merger with The Solar

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March 30, 2021

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and its partners today announced the launch of the Green Buildings Career Map, an interactive career map highlighting the breadth of rewarding career opportunities in building energy efficiency. The Map was supported by a

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March 22, 2021

The Solar Foundation seeks qualified organizations to take primary responsibility for designating a number of communities under SolSmart, a program that helps local governments encourage the growth of solar energy. The primary objective of this solicitation is to recruit qualified

March 10, 2021

The U.S. Energy Storage Association Annual Conference & Expo will convene stakeholders throughout the energy storage ecosystem for a two-part event in 2021. The virtual event April 21-22 offers live and on-demand education sessions, including keynote discussions with prominent industry

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March 09, 2021

March 9, 2021—IREC announced today that it will host Customer Grid Edge (CGE)—a committee of experts that seeks to improve interoperability between energy service providers and customer-sited equipment including renewable energy, energy storage, and microgrids. CGE was founded in 2008

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February 18, 2021

The Solar Foundation will merge with IREC later this year in 2021! Check out this Program Manager opportunity below. Job Description The Solar Foundation is seeking a highly motivated Washington, DC-based Program Manager to achieve aggressive goals to support increased

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February 02, 2021

San Francisco, California—On Wednesday, January 27, the California Public Utilities Commission ordered several key improvements to the Integration Capacity Analysis, a valuable grid transparency tool. IREC, which filed the Motion requesting the changes adopted in this ruling, commends the Commission

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