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#SolarChat 8/14/13: Solar Industry Trends, Forecasts, and Prospects

#SolarChat @RainaRusso

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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The solar market, while relatively young, is an increasingly important and vital part of the American economy. What are the trends in this market, and what forces are at work? Which sectors of the market are strongest, and why? What are the prospects for solar energy in the near future? Join us for the August 14th session of #SolarChat when we will be discussing these and other Solar Industry Trends, Forecasts, and Prospects.

Raina Russo (@EcoOutfitters and @ChatSolar), #SolarChat's founder, will be joined by Larry Sherwood, Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of IREC (@IRECUSA); Zachary Shahan, the director of CleanTechnica (@zshahan3); and Jason Keyes, partner at the law firm Keyes, Fox & Wiedman LLP (@jasonbkeyes).

About Our Panelists

Larry Sherwood has worked with IREC in different capacities for more than a decase. He is the author of the annual IREC Report, U.S. Solar Market Trends, and Editor of the IREC Small Wind Newsletter. Larry boasts 30+ years of experience in the renewable energy field and serves as president of Sherwood Associates, a renewable energy consulting firm. In addition to his IREC position, he is Project Administrator for the Solar America Board for Codes and Standards and Executive Director of the Small Wind Certification Council. He has received a Special Recognition Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the North Sustainable Energy Association. Previously, Larry served as Executive Director of the American Solar Energy Society and Executive Director of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association.

Zachary Shahan is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He's also the Owner/Founder of Solar Love and EV Obsession. He has been covering the solar industry for years and has been interviewed by CNBC, featured on Reuters, and referenced by many other leading media outlets regarding solar matters. To learn more about Zach, go to ZacharyShahan.com.

Jason Keyes, partner at the law firm Keyes, Fox & Wiedman LLP, focuses on regulatory matters related to interconnection of distributed generation, and has participated in interconnection and net metering rule makings at the utility commissions of more than a dozen states. Jason is also active in broader renewable energy regulatory affairs and industry analysis as board member of the American Solar Energy Society.

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For those new to Twitter, a hashtag (#) is an easy way to find and follow people who are tweeting about a certain topic. #SolarChat, founded by EcoOutfitters.net's Raina Russo, has a simple mission: Curious consumers, energy experts, and installation professionals can tune into Twitter at the designated chat time to share advice and resources, weigh in on discussion topics, pose questions or concerns, and work together to advance solar awareness.

Have questions about #SolarChat 8/14/13: Solar Industry Trends, Forecasts, and Prospects? Contact #SolarChat @RainaRusso
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


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#SolarChat @RainaRusso

#SolarChat joins together solar and renewable industry experts and solar-curious consumers to discuss issues relevant to solar energy, renewables, energy policy and the environment. The goal of #SolarChat (@RainaRusso), is to help make solar a reality for every home and business across America.

Since its inception in November 2011, #SolarChat has connected thousands of solar professionals, from solar PV manufacturers and solar installation company owners, to solar corporation CEOs, renewable energy association representatives, and other environmental leaders. It has developed into “the industry’s think tank,” engaging in robust, informative, and actionable topics such as solar industry growth, solar certifications, solar myths, net metering, solar and the media, solar financing, and more.

For more information, please visit #SolarChat online, @RainaRusso on Twitter, the #SolarChat LinkedIn group, #SolarChat on Instagram, and #SolarChat on Pinterest.

a bi-monthly discussion facilitated on Twitter that joins together solar and renewable industry experts and solar-curious consumers to discuss issues relevant to solar energy, solar PR, solar hot water, solar pool heating, etc. The goal of #SolarChat, which is held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 2-3:00 p.m. EST, is to make solar a reality for every home and business across America.
Since its inception, #SolarChat has connected hundreds of solar professionals, from solar PV manufacturers and solar installation company owners, to solar corporation CEOs, renewable energy association representatives, and other “green” leaders. We have developed into “the industry’s think tank,” engaging in robust, informative, and actionable topics such as solar industry growth, solar certifications, solar myths, net metering, solar and the media, solar financing, and more. View all recaps below.
- See more at: http://www.ecooutfitters.net/blog/category/solarchat/#sthash.EhvKSWIV.dpuf

a bi-monthly discussion facilitated on Twitter that joins together solar and renewable industry experts and solar-curious consumers to discuss issues relevant to solar energy, solar PR, solar hot water, solar pool heating, etc. The goal of #SolarChat, which is held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 2-3:00 p.m. EST, is to make solar a reality for every home and business across America.

Since its inception, #SolarChat has connected hundreds of solar professionals, from solar PV manufacturers and solar installation company owners, to solar corporation CEOs, renewable energy association representatives, and other “green” leaders. We have developed into “the industry’s think tank,” engaging in robust, informative, and actionable topics such as solar industry growth, solar certifications, solar myths, net metering, solar and the media, solar financing, and more. View all recaps below.

- See more at: http://www.ecooutfitters.net/blog/category/solarchat/#sthash.EhvKSWIV.dpuf
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