While perhaps lower on the radar screen from some other clean energy policy issues, hosting capacity analysis certainly warrants the full attention of stakeholders, policymakers and regulators working to transform the electricity grid. As a national organization that works state-by-state on these important issues, IREC observes that hosting capacity analyses are building blocks with which the grid of the future will be built.
Three interlocking blocks of a Jenga-like tower that is the New York Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) docket moved last week with the issuance of three Commission Orders.
National leaders in the clean energy industry, elected officials, policymakers and advocates gathered in DC March 8th in support of a strong sustainable energy future to celebrate IREC’s Impact at 35 years, and to honor IREC’s 2017 Energy Heroes.
A new report details the 8 top results of IREC’s impactful leadership shaping a sustainable energy future over its 35-year history.
PV Solar Safety for Firefighters What Did You Learn? You are dispatched to a scene for report of an unknown odor of smoke. You arrive and find an energy storage system with a lithium ion battery burning. 1. What is…
IREC announces its Call for Nominees for its 2017 3iAwards – a prestigious annual national search for innovative people, projects and programs that promote and accelerate the sustainable growth of clean energy.
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…
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.
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…
Just as we reach for mapping technologies when we’re on the road, there are many proven and emerging tools that applicants, utilities and regulators can use to improve transparency and access to grid data in the interconnection process.