SC-RISE Solar Valley Complement Video Series

Published September 2020.

Conversations with key people on solar policy, economics, research, micro grids, community solar, and climate change. Listen to experts from the industry, CEC, state legislators, and more.

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Launching Solar Valley

Published February 2019.

By Fred H. Schwartz, Alfredo A. Martinez-Morales and Ronald O. Loveridge

California’s counties of Riverside and San Bernardino, here called Inland Southern
California, are blessed with one of the best solar regimes in North America. They are
very large counties stretching across vast reaches of Southern California, almost
from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and the region is already positioned to be a leader in
manufacturing, research, technology development, deployment, and green economy
related jobs. […]

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Building the Clean Energy Generation

Published December 12, 2017.

By Gregory J. Leng

According to a recent study by the International Energy Agency (IEA), $3.5 trillion (US) in energy-related investments would be required each year, until 2050, to limit global temperature rise to well below 2°C. Humanity can not afford waste these significant funds on inappropriate investments. This requires professionals who know how to make informed energy decisions - a critically important skill needed today and in the future. [...}

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New Ontario academy teaching community-focused renewable energy development

Published Oct 2017.

By Stephen Kishewitsch

A new initiative based in Ontario aims to collect state-of-the-art renewable energy knowledge and disseminate it through community-based IREA Academies around the world. After only a few months in operation there are signs that the idea is catching on and variations of the IREA Academy are being developed for use in Europe, Africa and South America.  […]

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