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July 24, 2008

The Preliminary Agenda for IREC’s 26th Annual Meeting on Monday, October 13, 2008 in San Diego, CA as part of the Solar Power ’08 Conference is now available. Download Preliminary Agenda This year, IREC is aligning its annual meeting with

July 24, 2008

Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) today announced Top Ten rankings that reveal which utilities in the United States had the most solar electricity integrated into their energy mix as of the end of 2007. The rankings are based on information

July 23, 2008

The Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance “Solar America Showcases” has been reopened. The “Solar America Showcases” program is designed to expedite large-scale installation projects that involve novel solar technologies or novel applications of solar technologies, and that have high

July 23, 2008

The Colorado Governor’s Energy Office (GEO) announced that it has completed 30 statewide residential and commercial energy code training workshops. The workshops were held in conjunction with local building departments and focused on the 2003 and 2006 versions of the

July 22, 2008

In just a few years, Vote Solar has progressed from concept to impressive success. After working with the Environmental Protection Agency, Adam Browning, Vote Solar’s Executive Director, worked for San Francisco’s 2001 Solar Bond Initiative. After the Initiative passed, Adam

July 22, 2008

Twenty-five states and the District of Columbia are supporting renewable energy through renewables portfolio standards (RPS), according to a report recently released by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. According to the report, entitled Renewables Portfolio Standards in the United States: A

July 22, 2008

I don’t know how he does it. In between grueling coast-to-coast travel, back-to-back meetings, never ending conference calls and unremetting emails, Charlie Hemmeline, Acting Market Transformation Lead for the Solar Program, maintains an elegant grace and affable good humor. And

July 22, 2008

On Friday, July 18th, The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) President, Rhone Resch, and ASES’ Executive Director, Brad Collins, were panelists on NPR’s Science Friday radio show (July 18th) as part of a ‘solar energy roundup’. Dr. Fred Morris of

July 20, 2008

For five days in June, thirty-one utility executives and managers traveled to Germany to learn its success integrating significant amounts of solar energy into the electricity grid. Throughout the five-day fact finding mission, the delegation met with numerous players in

July 09, 2008

The July 2008 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Program Newsletter is now posted under “Quick Links” in the left-hand column of DOE’s EERE Solar Technologies Program website. In addition to the introduction of John Lushetsky as the new Program Manager

 

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