The DSIRE staff regularly travels to conferences (and cyberspace) to discuss policy issues and market trends. Here's where you can find us in the near future. If you're around, swing by and say hello!
World Renewable Energy Forum, May 13-17, Denver, CO. At this conference, Justin Barnes will present a paper he recently authored with Brian Lips and Amy Heinemann. This paper describes how PV is valued for property-tax purposes in several U.S. states with strong solar markets. In addition, Justin will participate in a forum to discuss tools and resources developed to increase policy transparency and to help consumers, businesses and developers understand how policies and incentives affect their investments in clean energy.
Argus U.S. Renewables Trading 2012 Summit, June 7-8, Washington, DC. Justin Barnes will give a presentation addressing state-level RPS policies and markets for RECs and SRECs during this summit.
SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Technology Forum, June 13-14, Denver, CO. Amy Heinemann will attend this U.S. Department of Energy summit, which focuses on DOE's SunShot Initiative goals of achieving grid-parity solar energy within the decade.
Intersolar North America, July 9-12, San Francisco, CA. Rusty Haynes will give a presentation on current PV policy issues and market drivers in U.S. states during the Semi North America PV Fab Managers Forum.
The Solar Future: Eastern USA, May 10-11, New York, NY. Rusty Haynes participated in a panel discussion of PV policy and market drivers in key East Coast states.
U.S. EPA Green Power Partnership Webinar, May 8. Amy Heinemann gave a presentation that provided an overview of the DSIRE site and its resources, and discussed incentives and policies that support the deployment of renewables. Incentives and policies relevant to businesses and local governments were emphasized.
Distributed Solar Summit East 2012, April 25-27, Somerset, NJ. Justin Barnes gave a presentation addressing solar policy and market opportunities in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.