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AriSEIA's News You Can Use
July 11, 2019
Notable Dates/Events:
  • July 16th - AriSEIA July networking event. Click here for more details and to RSVP.
  • July 30th - ACC Energy Rules Stakeholder Meeting. Click here to learn more. 
  • August 6th - ACC Open Meeting. Click here to learn more. 
  • Sep. 23rd - Sept. 26th - Solar Power International. Click here to learn more.
  • Nov. 15th - Nov. 16th - Climate 2020: Seven Generations for Arizona summit in Flagstaff. Click here to learn more.
AriSEIA Updates
Save the Date: AriSEIA Quarterly Member Meeting
AriSEIA invites all members to join us for our Quarter 3 Member meeting on August 20, 2019. Attend to learn about important updates, upcoming events, and more. Stay tuned for more details, and we'll see you there!
AriSEIA Seeking Executive Director
AriSEIA is looking for an Executive Director to join our team! We will be actively recruiting for the position in August. Contact AriSEIA President Brandon Cheshire with any inquiries, and stay tuned for more details.
"I Love My Solar" Campaign
We encourage AriSEIA members and your customers to participate in Solar United Neighbors and Vote Solar’s  "I Love My Solar" Campaign ! The campaign is celebrating the 2 million+ solar installations in the country, and promoting solar policy by encouraging people to mail postcards to lawmakers. Click here or on the link below to learn more. Click here to access the social media toolkit to help promote the campaign. Click here to view a sample email you can send to your customers.

"SolarAPP" Campaign to Streamline Permitting Processes
The Solar Foundation's SolarAPP campaign will help streamline permitting processes for solar and solar+storage installations nationwide. Click here to learn more, and stay tuned for materials and information for AriSEIA members to help implement this easy, one-stop shop process across Arizona. These implementation materials will be ready by the end of the year, and we will keep you updated as they become available.
AriSEIA Networking Events
Join us for our July Networking event! Every third Tuesday of the month, AriSEIA members (and anyone else interested in advancing renewable energy in Arizona) are invited to join us for food, drinks, and great conversations. Our next networking event will be held on July 16, 2019. Click here or on the button below to RSVP! We look forward to seeing you there!
Cost: Free
When: Tuesday, July 16 — 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: Artizen Restaurant at the Camby Hotel (2401 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016)
Arizona Updates
Check out some of the latest Arizona energy updates in this week’s blog!

National Updates
Defend the Solar ITC

The Investment Tax Credit is one of the most successful clean energy policies ever passed and has helped support a robust solar industry in the United States. Despite this massive success, the ITC is currently scheduled to begin stepping down at the end of 2019. Click here to sign the letter urging Congress to extend the ITC. 

Solar groups developing software to streamline PV permitting process

SEIA and The Solar Foundation are joining the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, several national residential solar companies, and other nonprofit organizations to develop new automated permit software for distributed solar and storage.

Study finds utilities routinely undervalue solar

Americans benefit from solar panels in important ways that are often overlooked by policymakers, according to “The True Value of Solar: Measuring The Benefits of Rooftop Solar Power,” a new study released by Environment America Research and Policy Center and Frontier Group.

Latest Must Read News Articles
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.
AriSEIA's News You Can Use Published Every Other Thursday 
If you have news or announcements you think should be included in the newsletter (space permitting), please send by email to: Stacey Champion .
If you are interested in volunteering on the policy committee, please contact the co-chairs:
Sara Birmingham 

Court Rich
Membership Dues
Send your AriSEIA Membership check to:

PO Box 6358
Glendale, AZ 85312


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!

Bring in a new member and receive a 10% credit for each new member (up to 3) towards your annual AriSEIA Membership Dues!

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