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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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Consumer Reports Magazine Cites IREC #BeSolarSmart Checklist

Maybe you’ve seen ads for solar deals or you’ve seen solar panels pop up on rooftops around the neighborhood. You may be wondering, is a solar system right for me? Can it save me money?

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ARCHIVES The IREC Report

Looking for an older issue of The IREC Report? Check out the archives! 2016 June | Jane Weissman Steps Down as President/CEO May | Rare Regulatory Triple Play Means Good Things for Customers Coast to Coast April | “We Want Consumers

Work for IREC’s Expert National Regulatory Team!

IREC is looking for an ambitious, self-motivated and self-directed program coordinator to support IREC’s state and national engagement and leadership on distributed energy resource policies and related consumer issues.

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Solar Instructor Training Network Successor Program Announced

SITN’s successor program, the Solar Training Network, will continue the momentum started by the SITN. This new program seeks to meet the needs of the growing solar industry by continuing to build the network of solar training providers, job seekers and employers. The newly configured Solar Training Network will be led by our friends at The Solar Foundation.

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California’s Rule 21 Decision Comes with Big Wins for Customers

A long-awaited Rule 21 decision today by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) comes with some very important wins for the energy customer who is interested in investing in distributed renewable energy.

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New Interactive Video-Based Online Solar Training for Fire Fighters

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and IREC partnered to create an online training course that is far beyond the PowerPoint click-and-view model. The self-paced online course, “Solar PV Safety for Fire Fighters,” features rich video content and simulated environments so fire fighters can practice the knowledge they’ve learned.

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Make Your Voice Heard: Vote for IREC’s 2016 3iAwards!

The applications for IREC’s coveted 2016 3iAwards for Innovation, Ingenuity and Inspiration in the clean energy economy are in. It’s time to vote for the nation’s best in both renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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Jane Weissman Steps Down as IREC President/CEO; Larry Sherwood Appointed Successor

Jane Weissman will step down as IREC president and CEO on June 30, after leading the national non-for-profit since 1994. The IREC Board of Directors has appointed Larry Sherwood, currently IREC vice president and COO, to take over the organization’s leadership position.

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DOE Awards IREC $2.2M for Solar Training of Allied Professionals

IREC has received funding under DOE’s SunShot Solar Training and Education for Professionals (STEP) program to coordinate outreach and develop solar training resources designed to target 100,000 professionals in the building code, inspection and firefighting sectors. At the end of the two-year project, IREC aims to deliver direct training to 10,000 individuals.

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