IREC will work as national administrator with the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) and DOE to build the current and future electric utility sector professionals – specifically to accommodate high penetrations of solar and other distributed technologies.
IREC to Administer New National Program to Grow Clean Energy Expertise of Electric Utility Workforce
New DOE Report Illuminates Small Wind Turbine Market
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released its first annual market report on wind technologies used in distributed applications, the most comprehensive analyses of the U.S. distributed wind energy market ever published. The report was compiled through a collaborative effort by DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, eFormative Options, the American Wind Energy Association, and the Distributed Wind Energy Association.
Solar Foundation’s ‘Wednesday Webinar’ Series Topics Through April
Since February, the Solar Foundation has been hosting weekly Wednesday webinars (2-3 pm ET) on timely issues impacting the solar industry from finance, workforce training, current policies, utility interaction and tariffs, permitting, technology innovation and aesthetics, purchase process streamlining, insurance…
DOE Announces Grants for Solar America Cities Special Projects and Solar Installer Training
Earlier this year, the Department of Energy issued its Market Transformation Funding Opportunity Announcement for solar installer instructor training, Solar America Cities Special Projects, and a National Administrator of the National Consortium for Solar Installer Instructor Training. On October 8th,…