Solar Now! University Conference

Solar Now! University Conference

Date(s) - 06/12/2014 - 06/14/2014
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dawson Creek Business Park/Hillsboro Public Library
2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy --Hillsboro

Come to Solar Now! University in Hillsboro June 13-14, 2014

Solar Now! University (SNU) is a conference for those who make and want to make solar projects happen in the Pacific Northwest. It’s where community leaders connect with industry experts; where big ideas meet hands-on information; and where renewable energy leaders illuminate where solar is now and how to help steer it.

It begins Thursday evening, June 12th, with a Meet-and-Greet at the U.S. headquarters of SolarWorld, a global leader in photovoltaic module production. In addition to networking, attendees can take a behind-the-scenes tour of the company’s manufacturing facility, the largest such production plant in the Americas.

Friday features a full day of sessions at Hillsboro’s main library. Saturday offers opportunity to see solar installations in the field.

This year’s program sessions will cover topics on:

• Community Solar – the next big thing in solar development at the local level

• Innovation and the sharing of solar best practices

• Solar options for homes, businesses, public buildings and communities

• Financial re-engineering, tax credits, incentives and grants

• Solarize train-the-trainer track

• Laws and policies that impact solar in the Pacific Northwest

• Solar Oregon and City of Hillsboro are part of Northwest Solar Communities / a Rooftop Solar Challenge II grant program sponsored by the U.S. Dept of Energy. We’ll inform about this work to remove “soft cost” barriers to solar in our region.

Questions? Contact Holly Murphy, Solar Oregon Event Manager

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