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Solairgen’s Kelly Provence: multi-credentialed installer/trainer talks with IREC’s ISPQ about the value of credentials

By Jane Pulaski September 15, 2011 What do you say about someone who was the first PV trainer in the U.S. to hold four credentials (IREC ISPQ Master PV and three NABCEP certifications)? An overachiever? Staying ahead of the competition?  Hip to the importance of credentials to maintain integrity in the solar profession?  All of…

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Still need to know more about the value of credentials? Start here…

By Jane Pulaski 12/12/11 Back in August, I compiled a list of resources that clarify and explain why credentialing matters, and why the IREC ISPQ credential is so valuable.  Here it is again, and updated.  If you’re considering applying for the IREC ISPQ credential, here’s a good list for you to peruse.  Happy reading (and…

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IREC Honors its 2015 National 3iAwards and Lifetime Achievement Award at Solar Power International

IREC honored national award winners for the Best of 2015 in renewable energy and energy efficiency. Celebrating 22 years of recognizing exemplary people, projects and programs, this year’s winners in each competitive category were selected by more than 1,500 online voters. IREC 3iAward recipients were recognized during an awards ceremony at Solar Power International. IREC also presented a Lifetime Achievement Award and recognized its Action Heroes 2015.

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IREC 2015 3iAward Winners

IREC’s National 3iAwards and Lifetime Achievement Award For Innovation, Ingenuity & Inspiration in Clean Energy Winners Announced at Awards Ceremony September 16, 2015 – Today the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) honors national award winners for the Best of 2015 in renewable energy and energy efficiency. Celebrating 22 years of recognizing exemplary people, projects and…

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Salute our 2015 3iAward Winners in Anaheim!

Join us at the 3iAwards ceremony at 4pm PDT Wednesday, September 16 in conjunction with Solar Power International (SPI) 2015, at the Anaheim Convention Center. We’ll honor the winners in the solar industry trends booth #3717 on the SPI expo floor for their innovation, ingenuity and inspiration.

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Applause! 48 IREC Credentials Awarded to Institutions & Instructors for High Quality Clean Energy Training

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 to the plate to benchmark their quality and expertise against IREC’s rigorous accreditation and instructor…

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Charting Our Course

IREC’s Solar Career Map features a dynamic, interactive interface – a 21st century tool that charts a course for promotion or advancement through growing opportunities in the modern solar industry. Chock full of valuable data about the knowledge, skills and credentials needed to perform 40 key solar jobs, the map also breathes life into these occupations, through the faces and stories behind this expanding universe.

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Recruiting Students and Employees into an Inclusive Clean Energy Transition: Strategies, Tools and Opportunities for Participants Webinar 10/19/23

Recruitment is required to address the labor shortage and the strong growth in demand for employees in energy efficiency and renewable energies. Educational institutions need to recruit more students, and employers need to recruit more potential employees. This session highlights resources you can use and share to recruit more people into clean energy, heat pump…

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Census Clean Energy Manufacturing

Clean Energy Manufacturing | Spotlight: Nextracker Clean Energy Manufacturing The U.S. solar manufacturing industry is poised for a sea change. As of now, the majority of solar modules, wafers, cells, and inverters are imported from four countries: Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Globally, the United States produces a small fraction of total manufacturing capacity and…

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IREC Vision Summit 2019

More than 100 of the nation’s leading clean energy influencers, advocates and decision makers convened for IREC’s first Vision Summit in 2019 with a commitment to act boldly to make clean energy goals a reality for all.

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IREC Vision Summit 2020

On March 11, 2020 in Washington, D.C., clean energy leaders tackled steps to a 100% clean energy future.

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Short-Term Online Learning

IREC specializes in instructional design for online learning – here are a few resources and ideas to help reach learners in the short-term.

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A Better Understanding of Solar Jobs

As I write, there are many encouraging trends that point to continued growth and opportunity for the solar industry. The extension of the Investment Tax Credit, the historic Paris Agreement and the consistently impressive numbers from The Solar Foundation’s Solar Jobs Census, all indicate that the force is very much with the solar industry. The growing excitement about a solar future is reflected in questions we’ve received from attendees on recent webinars IREC’s hosted about the Solar Career Map.

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IREC’s Solar Career Map: Beyond the Rooftop Installer       

IREC’s Solar Career Map is a dynamic 21st century tool that charts a course for promotion or advancement through growing opportunities in the modern solar industry.

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2016 Starts With Good News on Solar Jobs Growth 

IREC’s Solar Career Map charts a course for promotion or advancement through the modern solar industry. Full of valuable data about the knowledge, skills and credentials needed to perform 40 key solar jobs, the map also breathes life into these occupations, through the faces and stories behind this expanding universe.

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The Faces and Stories of Today’s Solar Workforce

With the solar industry adding jobs at a rate nearly 20 times faster than the overall economy, just about the only certainty is change. IREC’s Solar Career Map features a dynamic, interactive interface – a 21st century tool that charts a course for promotion or advancement through growing opportunities in the modern solar industry.