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It’s Report Card Time!

Spring was always report card time – met by smiles or cringes, depending on your progress. With shared renewable energy programs launching in more than a dozen states over the past decade, we thought it was time to start grading states on their program’s strengths and weaknesses.

New IREC National Scorecard Grades State Shared Renewables Programs

IREC’s National Shared Renewables Scorecard is a free online resource that evaluates state shared renewable energy programs using objective scoring criteria based on best practices for program design. The programs enable multiple customers to share the economic benefits of one renewable energy system via their individual utility bills.

WEBINAR on IREC’s National Shared Renewables Scorecard

Join Sara Baldwin Auck, IREC’s Regulatory Director, and Erica McConnell, who represents IREC through Shute Mihaly & Weinberger, LLP, for a WEBINAR on Friday May 19th 12 pm ET to learn more about the National Scorecard and see how state programs

U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko Receives 2017 Energy Hero Award from IREC

Rep. Paul Tonko today was presented with a 2017 Energy Hero Award by IREC, represented by IREC President/CEO Larry Sherwood, along with program directors from the national not-for-profit.

At Home Performance Conference: IREC Talks Accreditation & Certification

  IREC attended and participated in yet another rich and stimulating HPC Home Performance Conference in Nashville last month. With the biggest attendance in the 31-year history of this conference, every session we attended was standing room only, abuzz with

Work for IREC in Grants & Contracts Management

IREC is in search of a self-motivated and self-directed person to support IREC’s mission through grants and contracts management, including grants from government agencies.

IREC Releases Energy Storage Guide for Policymakers

IREC’s newest report, Charging Ahead: An Energy Storage Guide for State Policymakers, provides regulators and other decision makers with specific guidance on key issues for policy consideration, including foundational policies for advanced energy storage.

How New York is Incentivizing Utilities to Interconnect DERs Under REV

From UtilityDive By Herman K. Trabish April 6, 2017 An order released last month from New York regulators aims at perfecting a mechanism to reward the state’s utilities for the accelerated interconnection of distributed energy resources. If regulators and stakeholders can

IREC Helps Iowa Improve its Interconnection Standards

After nearly two years, the Hawkeye State recently made some notable improvements to its state interconnection procedures which will make it easier and more streamlined for distributed renewable energy and energy storage projects to connect to the grid.   IREC played

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We’re Hiring! Looking for a Program Engineer to Join Our Regulatory Team

IREC is in search of an ambitious, self-motivated and self-directed Program Engineer to support our state and national engagement and leadership on distributed energy resource policies. Online applications due April 21st.

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