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Roundtable Event Generated Consensus Ideas on How to Use Solar Energy to Permanently Generate Wealth for Less Affluent District Families
Jun 03, 2014
At the beginning of April, we worked with Environment America to help review and provide input for their report focusing on the solar growth in major American cities.
Apr 23, 2014
Demystifying Clean Energy Panel
On April 10, Director Ronen served as a panelist for Demystifying Clean Green Energy, a Montgomery County Government, Bethesda Green, Green Wheaton, and Silver Spring Green event that gathered clean energy experts and community members in Silver Spring,...
Apr 23, 2014
On April 9, 2014 the GW Solar Institute partnered with DC Solar United Neighborhoods (DC SUN) to convene 70 stakeholders from over 40 businesses, non-profits, and government agencies to discuss and develop recommendations on how to best scale the...
Apr 18, 2014
The GW Solar Institute collaborated with a number of stakeholders to examine the potential for using Community Choice Aggregation (also known as CCA) to empower local communities to lower electricity bills and increase the use of renewable energy. 
Mar 18, 2014
Planet Forward sat down with GW Solar Institute Director Ronen to discuss concentrating solar power and the future of the solar industry in their 'Ask an Expert' segment.  Planet Forward also interviewed Ronen on investing in solar energy. The interview...
Mar 14, 2014
Director Amit Ronen sat down with the Dean of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Ben Vinson III, to discuss the goals of the GW Solar Institute, how the Institute contributes to the GW Community, and the future of solar energy.
Mar 12, 2014
On March 4, 2014, GW Solar Institute Director Amit Ronen traveled to Annapolis, MD to testify before the Maryland State Senate’s Finance Committee on Senate Bill 786. The bill, “Electricity-Community Renewable Energy Generating System – Pilot Program,”...
Mar 04, 2014
Director Ronen comments during a Planet Forward story on Bloomberg TV about the launch of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, the world's largest solar thermal plant. 
Feb 27, 2014
Following a successful launch of the 2013 Solar Jobs Census, the GW Solar Institute and The Solar Foundation partnered with the Environmental and Energy Study Institute to release state specific jobs data during a Capitol Hill briefing.
Feb 11, 2014


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