2021 Annual Report
IREC’s 2021 Annual Report covers our biggest highlights from 2021, including key wins from our Regulatory, Workforce, and Local Initiative teams, metrics that quantify our impact, and more.
Data Validation for Hosting Capacity Analyses
IREC and the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) partnered to identify best practices for producing trusted, validated HCA results reflecting real-world grid conditions.
Dynamic Careers in the Solar Industry: A Guide for Career Counselors and Job Seekers
This guide aims to equip job seekers and career counselors with a greater understanding of job opportunities, career pathways, and career development resources available in the solar industry.
Paving the Way: Enabling Equitable Electric Vehicle Shared Mobility Programs
This paper explores the role of utilities and Public Service Commissions in supporting the build-out of charging infrastructure for equitable EV shared mobility programs.
Paving the Way: Vehicle-to-Grid Standards for Electric Vehicles
This paper reviews the status of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) standards and any gaps that need to be addressed to unlock the capabilities of V2G-enabled equipment.
Key Decisions for Hosting Capacity Analyses Webinar
Hosting capacity analysis (HCA) is a grid transparency tool that assesses the ability of the electric grid to host additional distributed energy resources (DERs)—such as solar and energy storage—at specific locations, without the need for costly upgrades or lengthy interconnection studies. HCA is gaining momentum as a critical tool for integrating more renewable energy on...