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AriSEIA's News You Can Use
August 22, 2019
Notable Dates/Events:
  • Sept. 4th - ACC Special Open Meeting. Click here to learn more.
  • Sept. 10th-11th - ACC Open Meeting. Click here to learn more.
  • Sept. 15th - East Valley Solar Co-Op Information Session. Click here to learn more.
  • Sept. 23rd-26th - Solar Power International. Click here to learn more.
  • Oct. 26th - Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival 2019. Click here to learn more.
  • Nov. 15th-16th - Climate 2020: Seven Generations for Arizona summit in Flagstaff. Click here to learn more.
AriSEIA Updates
Thanks for Joining Us at the AriSEIA Member Meeting!
Thanks to those who joined us at our member meeting earlier this week! It was an informative gathering, and we welcomed two new AriSEIA members. Stay tuned and keep up with our event calendar to learn more about other upcoming events.
AriSEIA Board Retreat
Thanks to all of our Board Members for a productive and successful retreat this month! Special thanks to Mara DeFilippis for facilitating as well.
Attend and Bring a Friend to the September Solar Networking Event
Join us for our free solar networking event on Tuesday, September 17th. The networking event will begin at 5 p.m. Appetizers will be provided, and drinks can be purchased at the bar. This event is open to existing members, as well as anyone interested in renewable energy advancement in Arizona. Location TBA soon.
WHAT:  AriSEIA Solar Networking Event
WHEN:   Tuesday - September 17th - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Kinect Energy/Banner Health Issues RFP for On-site Solar EPC Services & PPA Financing
Kinect Energy has issued an RFP for on-site solar EPC services & PPA financing for Banner Health. The Intent to Bid Notification/Questions Deadline is September 4, and the Response Deadline is September 13. Click here to learn more. Please note that the utility service provider listed in the Banner Health RFP is incorrect. The correct utility is SRP (not APS).

Arizona Energy Updates
Check out the latest Arizona energy news, from the East Valley Solar Co-Op launch to Tesla’s ACC battery safety response and more. 

National Updates
Retail electric providers across the country are ditching fossil fuels

Three different retail electricity providers have announced new programs to provide customers the option to buy 100% renewably sourced electricity, with one of the three even coming at no additional cost.

Solar Education Website Adopts Calculator for Accurate Home Solar Estimates

Solar education website SolarPowerRocks has announced plans to add a new tool from Solar-Estimate.org that accurately calculates the cost of residential solar panels.

New report shows tremendous growth of U.S. renewable energy generation in last decade

A new report from Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group finds that the United States has increased its solar power generation 40-fold and upped its electric production from wind by more than 270% in the last decade. 

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The future of solar energy has never been more at risk in Arizona than it is today. Help AriSEIA grow! Join AriSEIA today , and give the solar industry the power it needs to thrive in Arizona.
Are you interested in serving on the AriSEIA board, interning, or volunteering? Contact b.cheshire@ariseia.org to get involved or learn more.
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AriSEIA's Referral Plan - you can save on your annual dues!

We are offering members a 10% discount for each company or organization you bring to AriSEIA. Here's how it works:

  1. Talk to your solar or related company, such as your suppliers, professional services, or associate industry companies, etc.
  2. Email President Brandon Cheshire at: b.cheshire@ariseia.org.
  3. We will do the rest and send you your discounted invoice for the following year, along with our sincere thank you!

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