The DSIRE staff regularly travels to conferences (and cyberspace) to discuss policy issues and market trends. Here's where we've been recently, and where we'll be in the near future. If you're nearby, swing by and say hello!
Renewable Energy Finance Forum - Latin America & the Caribbean, April 24-25, Miami, FL. Amy Heinemann will attend this forum to learn about and discuss renewables policy issues and markets in Latin America.
Distributed Solar Summit East 2012, April 25-27, Somerset, NJ. Justin Barnes will give a presentation addressing solar policy and market opportunities in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island during this event.
U.S. EPA Green Power Partnership Webinar, May 8. Amy Heinemann will give a presentation that provides an overview of the DSIRE site and its resources, and discusses incentives and policies that support the deployment of renewables. Incentives and policies relevant to businesses and local governments will be emphasized during this webinar.
The Solar Future: Eastern USA, May 10-11, New York, NY. At this conference, Rusty Haynes will give a presentation addressing PV policy and market drivers in key East Coast states.
World Renewable Energy Forum, May 13-17, Denver, CO. At this conference, Justin Barnes will present a paper he's authoring 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 on state-level RPS policies, including RECs and SRECs, during this summit.
Intersolar North America, July 9-12, San Francisco, CA. Rusty Haynes will give a presentation on current PV policy issues and market drivers in individual U.S. states during the Semi North America PV Fab Manager's Forum.
U.S. DOE SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership Webinar, March 15. Amy Heinemann participated in a webinar discussion of the status and trends of retail solar PPAs across the United States. Local government PPAs and hybrid PPA models were addressed.
Climate Communities Webinar, March 22. Justin Barnes provided an overview of DSIRE and its resources, and discussed renewables and efficiency policies and considerations relevant to local governments during this webinar.