State & Local Renewable Energy Issues and Trends – IREC’s 2009 Annual Meeting Workshop will pay special attention to key topics for IREC members, state stakeholders and the industry. There will be an in-depth discussion on interconnection and net metering – the effectiveness of different state policies and best practices as well as important new issues that are emerging onto the policy landscape. A presentation will focus on state incentives – how they are performing and what the new developments are especially in terms of new national efforts and stimulus funding. There will also be an update on market trends for solar installations. Perspectives and trends will be shared on green workforce developments. There will be speakers from states and national programs with updates on programs and reports. This meeting offers a good opportunity to network with state, cities and local groups. IREC’s Annual Updates & Trends Report will be distributed and the winners of the IREC Innovation and Special Recognition Awards will be announced.
For IREC members in good standing by July 1, 2009, there is no fee for this workshop.
You can register for this workshop when you register for Solar Power 2009. The workshop fee is $275.
When & Where
The Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc.
As national administrator of the Solar Instructor Training Network (SITN), the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) works with a network of nine Regional Training Providers, well-established solar training institutions with expert trainers and first-class training facilities. The SITN is filling a critical need to accessible, high quality, market valued training in solar system design, installation, sales and inspection through train-the-trainer programs. Since 1982, IREC's programs and policies have benefitted energy consumers, policymakers, utilities and the clean energy industry. IRECs work expands consumer access to clean energy; generates information and objective analysis grounded in best practices and standards; and leads programs to build a quality clean energy workforce, including a unique credentialing program for training programs and instructors.