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February 15, 2017

  Celebrate how far we’ve come, the transformative leadership that shaped today’s clean energy landscape, and our collective continued commitment to a strong sustainable future! Join national leaders in the clean energy industry, elected officials, policymakers and advocates as we

February 13, 2017

IREC’s new Five Guiding Principles for Shared Renewable Energy reflect the benefits of shared renewable energy programs to participants, the renewable energy industry, utilities and all energy consumers.

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February 13, 2017

IREC and partners – the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) – launched the first of 30 in-person training opportunities for firefighters to become solar smarter, so they are confident making swift, safe decisions in an emergency situation where solar technology is present.

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February 10, 2017

By Anna Sullivan, Credentialing Services Manager 2016 was eventful on many fronts. For IREC, this included the award of 48 new credentials to high quality clean energy training providers and instructors across the country. These institutions and individuals stepped up

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January 31, 2017

January 18, 2017

As building plan reviewers, building and electrical inspectors, and other code officials work to keep pace with the swift acceleration of solar installations in their jurisdictions, one thing is for sure. Updated, job-focused professional training is critical, including the latest

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January 06, 2017

Originally published on January 5, 2017 in UtilityDive #5 State Policies Will Continue to Drive the Clean Energy Revolution by Sara Baldwin Auck The solar sector compelled people to stand up and take notice in 2016. Following the federal tax

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December 20, 2016

IREC’s Updated Catalog Helps States Navigate Models for Shared Renewable Energy By Sara Baldwin Auck Director of IREC’s Regulatory Program The national landscape for state shared renewable energy programs is growing quickly. That’s great news from where we sit, after

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December 14, 2016

The second in a series of IREC articles on interconnection originally published on 11/23/16 in GreenTechMedia We all have to wait in lines, from the bank to the grocery store to the airport. And we’ve all experienced frustration when people

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December 08, 2016

Efforts are underway to address residential building energy use. In October, the National Network of Business and Industry Association provided a grant to the Interstate Renewable Energy Council that enabled it and the NAAEI to launch a micro-credential program aimed at apartment technical staffs.

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