Recent News

July 25, 2017

At Intersolar North America, IREC and several Solar Market Pathways awardees highlighted pioneering resiliency efforts underway, as well as key lessons and tools emerging to facilitate more widespread adoption of solar+storage as part of local emergency planning and emergency preparedness efforts.

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July 17, 2017

With an introductory perspective from IREC President/CEO Larry Sherwood, national solar code and technical experts Jerry Henderson and Pete Jackson discussed recent solar code updates and the impact on those tasked with enforcement.

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July 13, 2017

Our annual 3iAwards ceremony and three timely regulatory updates drew industry, government, advocates and other stakeholders over three days at Intersolar North America 2017. Here’s what you missed if you weren’t there.

July 11, 2017

During an awards ceremony at Intersolar North America, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) today honored its 2017 3iAward recipients, celebrating the nation’s best innovation, ingenuity and inspiration in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The winners are based on a prestigious annual national search.

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June 30, 2017

Join us at Intersolar North America when we honor our national 3iAward winners for the best of 2017 in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

June 29, 2017

In response to industry feedback on gaps in the clean energy credentialing landscape, IREC has worked behind the scenes with a myriad of partners for the past three years to develop a valid and trusted framework for high-quality micro-credentials. Today, we see emerging as a pressing priority quality third-party validation of specialty skills both for clean energy allied professions, whose jobs “touch” renewable or energy efficiency technology in some way, and for add-on skills for full-scope credentials that currently exist within the clean energy professions.

June 26, 2017

The new Solar Training Network (STN), a program of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, is a connection hub for solar job seekers, solar companies looking for new hires, solar training providers, and workforce development boards.

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May 17, 2017

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.

May 11, 2017

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

April 20, 2017

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.

 

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