January 2020
The IREC Vision Summit

A one-day visionary exploration
to make bold clean energy goals a reality. 
Turning ideas into action to develop and integrate
policies, practices and workforce training
essential for all Americans to benefit from clean energy.
Join national, state and local energy decision makers, prominent industry leaders, advocates and educators as we delve into  3 KEY THEMES  on the path to 100% clean energy:
#1 Regulatory reform for grid transformation
#2 Training-to-jobs pipelines for diversity and inclusion
#3 Consumer and community benefits of clean energy

Keynote Panel Features Energy Decision Makers from Key States
As more states and municipalities adopt ambitious clean energy goals and work on implementation efforts, lessons and insights are beginning to emerge. Keynote Panel will explore:
– Pathways and policies that achieve ambitious clean energy goals
– Challenges and obstacles to implementation
– Efforts that leverage lessons learned across jurisdictions
– Best approaches and models underway
– Strategies to support and complement state and local actions

Read about collective goals and intentions from our inaugural 2019 Summit articulated in a   Vision Principles   document, available now for your organization and individuals to sign in support.
We're in the final stages of updating IREC’s National Shared Renewables Scorecard, an online tool that evaluates state shared renewables programs across the country, providing policymakers and other stakeholders with insights into the strengths and weaknesses of the various programs. Watch for latest updates when we release on January 28! More
IREC Welcomes 3 New Members to its Board of Directors

As Managing Director/CEO, Trenton founded Sustainable Capital Advisors. SCA is a consulting and financial advisory firm that provides a comprehensive suite of services to support the successful deployment of capital for domestic and international sustainable energy projects.

Bonnie's expertise combines policy and product marketing in the clean energy and transport sectors. Until recently, she was a Senior Director of regulatory affairs and market development for Siemens, Americas & SE Asia. She crafted the Siemens “voice” for engaging with the regulatory and legislative communities in advance of smart energy policy positions.
John Wilson

John has had a long career in a broad range of energy policy issues, with a focus on energy efficiency. Most recently he was the Energy Foundation’s Buildings Program Director, where he supported advocates working on public policies that reduce carbon emissions in the building sector, with a focus on building codes, appliance standards, building performance benchmarking, and affordable multifamily housing. 
Where in the US is IREC?
How do distributed energy resources fit into 100% clean energy goals?  IREC President/CEO Larry Sherwood will present at  Intersolar North America , Tuesday 2/4/20, 10:15-11:30am, San Diego CA Convention Center.

Energy storage in interconnection processes and in adoption of IEEE 1547 standards   draws to Boston Brian Lydic, IREC Chief Regulatory Engineer, and Sky Stanfield, who represents IREC in regulatory proceedings across the U.S. as a partner at Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP. Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, January 22-23.
IREC in the News
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About IREC
The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) builds the foundation for rapid adoption of clean energy and energy efficiency, toward a 100% clean energy future that is reliable, resilient and equitable. IREC is an independent not-for-profit organization leading transformational work since 1982. IREC: Independent leadership. Trusted clean energy expertise.   https://irecusa.org

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