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N.C. Solar Center and N.C. Dept. of Commerce exhibiting at Solar Power International 2011

Posted on: October 28th, 2011 by shannon No Comments

The N.C. Solar Center and the N.C. Dept. of Commerce are exhibiting together as the State of North Carolina at this year’s Solar Power International tradeshow and conference held in Dallas, Texas from October 17th-20th. There are many exciting new developments in the solar industry particularly in North Carolina.   To highlight these developments, daily in-booth presentations are planned from 11am and 1pm Tuesday – Thursday:

Be sure to come by to visit and learn more: Booth #2937

 

Tuesday, October 18th

11:00am

Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster

Smart grid, advanced transportation, renewable energy, energy efficiency. North Carolina’s Research Triangle region is a leading center of today’s cleantech revolution. Learn how your company can tap into a cutting-edge initiative that’s bringing together businesses, universities and government to advance the industry in N.C.

Speaker: Wade Fulghum, Assistant Director, Economic Development Partnership, Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development, N.C. State University

 

1:00pm

Growth of Solar in North Carolina

Hear updates on solar policy, industry dynamics and future

Speaker: Ivan Urlaub, Executive Director, NCSEA outlook

 

Wednesday, October 19th

 

11:00am

myDSIRE and Other Customized Services

Learn more about myDSIRE, solar thermal testing, financial modeling and other services offered by the N.C. Solar Center

Speakers: Steve Kalland, Executive Director, N.C. Solar Center; Amanda Vanega, Energy Policy Program Manager, N.C. Solar Center; Betsy McCorkle, Economic Development Coordinator, N.C. Solar Center

 

1:00pm

Solar Policy Trivia – presented by DSIRE

Attention all policy nerds! Take a break for some fun and networking as we test your knowledge of solar policy!

Speakers: Amanda Vanega and Amy Heinemann, Policy Analyst, N.C. Solar Center

 

Thursday, October 20th

 

11:00am

Solar Energy Workforce Development

Learn about the DOE Solar Instructor Training Network’s “Train the Trainer” Program and the Renewable Energy Diploma Series offered by the N.C. Solar Center.

Speakers: Wade Fulghum, Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development, N.C. State University  and Betsy McCorkle, N.C. Solar Center

 

1:00pm

Annual Updates & Trends in Solar Policy – presented by DSIRE

Missed the Interstate Renewable Energy Council’s annual meeting? Come hear the DSIRE team review the year’s solar policy news.

Speaker: Amanda Vanega, N.C. Solar Center

 

About Solar Power International

Solar Power International (SPI) is North America’s largest, most comprehensive solar power trade show and conference. This annual, business-to-business event was the first of its kind in North America and grows bigger and better every year.

Nearly 24,000 professionals from 125+ countries attend. With one out of five attendees coming from outside the United States, SPI is truly a global event.

In 2011, over 1,200 companies from all vertical markets in the solar power spectrum will exhibit in a space of more than 1 million gross square feet.

N.C. Solar Center policy project manager to speak at PV America 2011

Posted on: March 26th, 2011 by admin No Comments


Rusty Haynes, Policy Project Manager at the NC Solar Center, will discuss the nuances of state solar policies and markets at PV America 2011, which will be held in Philadelphia, PA, from 4/3/2011 – 4/5/2011. He will also moderate his session, titled “Next Generation PV Policy: What Does the Future Hold and Where are the Opportunities?”

Haynes ia a project manager for the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE), the
nation’s most comprehensive source of information on financial incentives and policies that promote renewables and energy efficiency. DSIRE provides information on federal, state, local, and utility incentives and policies. This public resource contains information on over 2,000 renewable energy and energy efficiency programs and is used by more than 200,000 different people per month. The DSIRE tool is part of the energy incentives and policy program at the N.C. Solar Center.

PV America is presented by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA), whose combined efforts have created a world-class, regionally focused and vertically integrated event that engages a wide spectrum of industry professionals. PV America 2011 will host nearly 3,000 buyers, technology experts and industry leaders.

Learn more about the conference.