ADVANCED ENERGY ECONOMY (AEE) is a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. AEE engages in policy advocacy at the federal, state, and regulatory levels. AEE recently introduced PowerSuite, a robust set of tools to search, track, and collaborate on energy legislation and utility regulatory proceedings from across the country with one, easy-to-use interface. Learn more at www.aee.net
The American Energy Society is the world’s professional association dedicated to accelerating the pursuit of abundant, affordable, safe energy. Scientists and engineers, executives and managers, academics and investigators, public and private investors, policy-makers and administrators ... they all come together thru Society hosted events, publications, consulting services, and its advanced web-based platform that harnesses the power of social media. Put simply, the American Energy Society offers unparalleled professional support for every professional in energy.
The California Solar & Storage Association supports a wide variety of businesses that every day build our clean energy future in rural and urban neighborhoods and communities throughout the state. We have advanced the common interest of the solar and storage industry for over 40 years, making California the most robust market in the U.S. Comprised of over five hundred contractors, manufacturers, distributors, developers, engineers, consultants and educational organizations, we represent a diverse membership committed to growing the solar and storage industry in California.
The Center for Sustainable Energy is a mission-driven nonprofit, providing clean energy consulting services and program management to governments, regulators, utilities, businesses, property owners and others looking for an objective implementation partner to develop customized solutions that help lower energy costs, and increase consumer choice and accessibility to clean energy technologies. Expertise include: Clean Transportation, Energy Efficiency & Building Performance, Policy Support, Marketing, Education & Outreach and more. Learn more at EnergyCenter.org.
Cleantech Law Partners is a full-service law firm dedicated exclusively to the legal and policy needs of renewable energy project developers and cleantech companies. CLP helps renewable energy developers, investors, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs obtain permits, negotiate key legal documents, secure intellectual property rights, and manage financial transactions. CLP also advises clients on corporate and tax matters, and serves as outside in-house counsel.
Cleantech San Diego is a nonprofit member organization that positions the greater San Diego region as a global leader in the cleantech economy. The organization achieves this by fostering collaborations across the private-public-academic landscape, leading advocacy efforts to promote cleantech priorities, and encouraging investment in the San Diego region. Cleantech San Diego’s membership includes more than 100 local businesses, universities, governments, and nonprofits committed to advancing sustainable solutions for the benefit of the economy and the environment.
HeatSpring offers a robust portfolio of technical, expert-led online trainings and free resources for professionals in clean energy and green building. Beyond certification prep, HeatSpring's instructors have developed courses and lectures to provide solar professionals with the technical and business knowledge they need to design, develop, finance, and install, world-class solar systems. Earn continuing education credits for NABCEP, AIA, BPI, LEED and more.
The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) offers entry level knowledge assessment, professional certification, and company accreditation programs to renewable energy professionals throughout North America. Raising industry standards and promoting consumer confidence, NABCEP is known as the “gold standard” for solar professionals. S3 attendees can earn NABCEP CE Credits good toward initial certification or recertification. Apply today at www.nabcep.org.
The SunSpec Alliance is a trade alliance of over 70 solar and storage distributed energy industry participants, together pursuing information standards to enable “plug & play” system interoperability. SunSpec standards address operational aspects of solar PV power and energy storage plants on the smart grid—including residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems—thus reducing cost, promoting technology innovation, and accelerating industry growth. More information at www.SunSpec.org
Vote Solar is a non-profit advocacy organization with the mission of making solar a mainstream energy resource. We work at the state level all across the U.S. to support the policies and programs needed to repower our grid with clean energy.