IREC Partners with National Apartment Assn to Develop Micro-Credential

About two years ago, IREC began exploring micro-credentials as a means to supplement and, in some cases, provide an alternative to full-scope clean energy certification schemes. Through intensive discussion and research with stakeholders and credentialing partners since then, IREC has

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Thumbs Up for Illinois Proactive Action on Interconnection

While we cheer every time a new state announces opportunities for expansion of solar energy, our applause reaches a crescendo when we see a state anticipate and plan for the resulting demand from consumers. Illinois just earned a well-deserved thumbs

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Illinois Adopts Proactive Interconnection Rules

Marking an important proactive milestone in interconnection, this week Illinois made connecting to the electric grid easier – more streamlined – which translates to savings of time and costs for developers and ultimately energy consumers. “The interconnection standards that were

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IREC’s National 3iAwards Presented For Innovation, Ingenuity & Inspiration in Clean Energy

September 13, 2016- Today the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) honored national award winners for the Best of 2016 in renewable energy and energy efficiency. Celebrating 23 years of recognizing exemplary people, projects and programs, this year’s winners are in

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New Board Members Reflect Broadened Scope of Independent IREC

Shannon Baker-Branstetter, energy and environment policy counsel for Consumers Union, Washington, D.C. office; Polly Shaw, vice president of NAMR external affairs at SunEdison, San Francisco; and Michael Totten, Denver-based author, speaker and 40-year advocate promoting a solar powered economy and global biodiversity protection join the IREC board broadening the scope of the its leadership base.

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IREC’s 3iForum: 30-minute Insight Sessions at SPI

For the fourth year, IREC brings some of the nation’s most involved solar thought leaders to the floor of Solar Power International 2016 to share their forecasts, innovative programs and recommendations based on best practices and cutting-edge thinking. We’ll also

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Colorado’s NREL Hosts Student Renewable Energy Summer Workshop

“It was a week filled with lots of knowledge, a focus on the future and inspiring sights to keep us hungry for more, “ said Matt Aberman, senior electrical engineering student at University of Central Florida and second year FEEDER workshop attendee.

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The Real Faces of the Solar Workforce

Produced in conjunction with the interactive Solar Career Map are five short videos with 18 solar professionals that put real faces behind an expanding universe of solar energy occupations.

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Save the Date to Honor our 2016 3iAwardees at Solar Power International

Celebrating 23 years of recognizing exemplary people, projects and programs for renewable energy and energy efficiency, our 2016 year’s winners in each competitive category were selected by more than 1,000 online voters. Join us as we honor our 2016 3iAwardees

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