Celebrating 40 Years of Impact
Since 1982, IREC has made clean energy possible for millions of Americans through cutting-edge policy and workforce solutions that advance renewable energy, electric grid modernization, and energy efficiency. IREC’s independent voice, policy expertise, and national insight have helped inform and guide regulatory proceedings across the U.S. to build consensus-based, viable solutions that enable higher penetrations...
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Diverse Stakeholders Convene to Advance Clean Energy Workforce Solutions
Clean energy leaders from government, businesses, nonprofits, and energy justice organizations convened at a Vision Summit led by IREC to pursue strategies for building and expanding a diverse clean energy workforce.
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Celebrating where we have been, and where we are headed: toward a clean energy future.
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Solar Microgrid Keeps the Lights on in Castañer, Puerto Rico During Hurricane Fiona
In May 2022, IREC held a ribbon cutting for the first phase of a solar energy microgrid in Castañer, Puerto Rico. The solar microgrid, which includes battery storage, provides a secure and resilient electricity source for vital local businesses that include a popular bakery, post office, ice cream shop, beauty parlor, and barber shop, along...
IREC Celebrates Clean Energy at RE+
IREC joined this annual conference in support of a clean energy future.
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IREC Awarded $2 Million to Strengthen and Diversify the Weatherization Workforce
Albany, NY (September 1, 2022) – The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $2 million grant to the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) to lead a data-driven campaign to strengthen and diversify the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) workforce. Over the next three years, IREC will develop, pilot, and deploy an outreach campaign in partnership...