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Chinese interview

Leading Chinese TV News Program Interviews Former Director Ronen

September 25, 2017

On September 25, 2017, China Global Television Network anchor Elaine Reyes spoke with Institute Director Amit Ronen about China's solar energy industry.

Amit Ronen on Business

Live Interview on China’s Solar Energy Ambitions

August 21, 2017

On August 21, Institute Director Ronen was interviewed live on CCTV America's flagship business show, Global Business America, about China’s solar energy ambitions.

Amit Ronen

Former-Director Ronen Debates Climate Denier on CBS News

May 31, 2017

On the evening before President Trump fateful decision to withdraw the United States from the historic Paris climate change accord, Institute Former-Director Amit Ronen was invited to debate the is


Media Seeks Institute Expertise to Navigate Solar Policy Uncertainty

April 03, 2017

With so much uncertainty related to the new Administration, the Solar Institute has also expanded its role providing objective political and policy analysis to the media and speaking at public foru


Speaking at American Association of Blacks in Energy Conference

March 21, 2017

On March 23, 2017, Institute Director Ronen attended the 

Career Fair

Institute Hosts Clean Energy Jobs Fair and Workforce Conference

January 13, 2017

On Friday, January 13, 2017, the GW Solar Institute hosted the first-ever Clean Energy Career Fair & Conference in partnership with the Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI).

SEIA Seminar

GW Hosts Solar Financing Seminar

December 16, 2016

On December 6 and 7, 2016, GW's Jack Morton Auditorium hosted over 200 of the solar industry's leading solar financiers, attorneys, and project developers who attended the Solar Energy

White House Community Solar Summit

Institute Director speaks at White House panel

November 01, 2016

On November 1, 2016, the White House organized a pioneering Community Solar Finance Summit to explore strategies to unlock financing opportunities for community solar –&nb


GreenGov 2016

September 23, 2016

With over 360,000 buildings, 650,000 fleet vehicles, and $460 billion in annual purchasing power, the U.S.

Yale Climate Connections

Institute Interview Featured on over 200 Radio Stations

June 23, 2016

The June 23, 2016 episode of Yale Climate Connections, titled


George Washington University Awarded Federal Funds to Boost Solar Energy Education

May 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the George Washington University (GW) Solar Institute announced that it has received $430,000 from the 

Million Solar Strong

Report on Millionth Solar Installation Milestone

May 06, 2016

On May 3, 2016, the GW Solar Institute participated in the #MillionSolarStrong campaign marking the millionth U.S.


Director Ronen Moderates Hill Panel on Low-Income Solar

March 15, 2016

On March 15, 2016, GWSI Director Ronen moderated a high-profile panel discussing the release of the new Low-Income Solar Policy Guide.

Job Census

National Solar Jobs Census: Industry Adds Over 35,000 U.S. Jobs in 2015

January 12, 2016

Solar Industry Created Over 35,000 Living Wage Jobs in 2015

We did it

Critical Solar Incentive Extended!

December 22, 2015

In a tremendous boost to the future growth of solar energy in US, Congress voted to approve a multi-year extension of the federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC)!

Flyer cover

Institute Supports Launch of Global Solar Council

December 05, 2015

The Global Solar Council, founded by 17 leading members of national and regional solar industry associations from both established and emergin


Computerworld Features GWSI Analysis on US Solar Policy and Growth Potential

November 21, 2015

On November 18, 2014, Director Amit Ronen was featured in a 

Wall street journal

Wall Street Journal Publishes GWSI Op-Ed on ITC

November 16, 2015

On November 15, 2015, the Wall Street Journal published an

PV Tech

Community Solar Article Published

November 03, 2015

Today, leading solar industry magazine PV Tech published an 

SPI Census

Presenting on Solar Jobs Census at SPI

September 17, 2015

Along with Alex Winn of The Solar Foundation, Director Ronen provided a summary of the findings from the 

Renewable energy world

Article Focuses on Institute's Breakthrough ITC Analysis

September 16, 2015

Leading clean energy outlet published an extensive 


GW Hosts White House GreenGov Dialogue

September 11, 2015

On September 11th, the GW Sustainability Collaborative and the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) hosted a 


Former-Director Ronen Moderates Energy Panel at NLC 2015 Leadership Retreat

July 24, 2015

On July 24, 2015, GWSI Former-Director Ronen moderated a panel on energy and environmental issues at the New Leaders Council&nbs


C2ES Forum: Innovative Finance & Clean Power

June 25, 2015

On June 25th, Director Ronen participated in a Center for Energy and Environmental Solutions (C2ES) 

Yale Center for Business and the environment

GWSI Analysis and Commentary Featured in Yale Clean Energy Finance Forum

June 24, 2015

On June 17, 2015, commentary from Director of Research James Mueller was featured in a Clean Energy Finance Forum article

Greengov symposium

GW Hosts White House GreenGov Symposium

June 10, 2015

On June 10, 2015, the GW Sustainability Collaborative partnered with the White House Council on Environmental Qualityto organize and host the 2015 Green

Future of Solar

GWSI Examines MIT's Future of Solar Energy Study

May 18, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, the GW Solar Institute (GWSI) released its 

Policy Brief

New Research: Innovative Ways Congress Could Avoid Upcoming Investment Tax Credit Cliff

April 15, 2015

GWSI Releases New Policy Brief on Options for Softer Solar Landings, Submits Recommendations on Energy Tax Reform at Request of Senate Finance Committee

Amit Ronen

Capitol Hill Briefing: How Many Solar Jobs Were Created in Your State?

March 06, 2015

On March 2, 2015, the GW Solar Institute partnered with the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and 


GWSI Analysis Featured in E&E News Story on Hawaii Net Energy Metering Program

February 02, 2015

On January 26, 2015, Former-Director Amit Ronen was quoted in an Environment & Energy Daily news story 

Low income white page

New Working Paper Identifies Emerging Policy Tools to Bridge the Solar Income Gap

January 27, 2015

GW Solar Institute builds on the first national conference to address solar barriers unique

SPI Conference

Former-Director Ronen Featured on SPI 2014 Panel: The Rise of Super Solar Customers

November 03, 2014

In October, GW Solar Institute Former-Director Amit Ronen traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada to speak at one of the world's largest solar energy conventions, 

Bloomberg BNA

Grid Parity for Solar by 2016? Director Ronen Disucsses Potential Setbacks with Bloomberg BNA

October 27, 2014

On October 27, GW Solar Institute experts were featured in a Bloomberg BNA article on solar energy becoming cost competitive with electricity generated by coal and natural gas.

RealClear Politics

What is Solar's Potential and its Future in America? RealClearPolitics Interviews Director Ronen

October 23, 2014

Carl Cannon, the DC Bureau Chief for RealClearPolitics, asks GW Solar Institute Director Amit Ronen about the recent International Energy Agency (IEA) report which found that solar energy would be

RealClear Politics

Former-Director Ronen Discusses Opposition to Solar and its Unlikely Allies in RealClearPolitics Interview

October 17, 2014

Carl Cannon of RealClearPolitics asks Director Ronen about the recent developments on the political side of solar energy, such as the support of Tea Party affiliated groups.

Real Clear Politics

RealClearPolitics Interview: Former-Director Ronen Discusses Solar Politics and Policy

October 15, 2014

As the second part of RealClearPolitics' Newsmaker Series, Washington Bureau Chief Carl Cannon discusses solar politics with Former-Director Amit Ronen.

real clear politics

Newsmaker Interview: Former-Director Ronen Discusses the Groundbreaking GW Solar Deal

October 13, 2014

As part of RealClearPolitics’ Newsmaker Series, award winning journalist Carl Cannon interviewed Former-Director Ronen on GW's recent groundbreaking deal with 

Planet Forward Video

Planet Forward: A Recap of the 2014 Solar Symposium

October 07, 2014

Planet Forward Blog on the 2014 Solar Symposium

GW Today article

GW Today: Experts Ask, ‘How Can We Build #Solar4All?

September 25, 2014

#Solar4All was a fitting social media tag for the sixth annual Solar Symposium held Tuesday at the George Washington University where policymake

policy brief

GW Solar Institute Releases First in Series of Policy Briefs on Clean Energy Tax Reform

September 16, 2014

Tax Reform, a Looming Threat to a Booming Solar Industry


Planet Forward Interview: Massive Solar Deal Brings Clean Power to GW

July 03, 2014

Derived from Director Ronen's Planet Forward Blog: 

GW white paper

GW Today Features GWSI Whitepaper on DC Low-Income Solar Solutions

June 14, 2014

GW Today interviewed Director Ronen on the GW Solar Institute's recent release of a whitepaper with DC Solar United Neighborhoods (DC SUN) on how to best scale the deployment of


DC Stakeholders Release Groundbreaking Recommendations to Boost Low-Income Solar Energy Investments

June 03, 2014

Roundtable Event Generated Consensus Ideas on How to Use Solar Energy 
to Permanently Generate Wealth for Less Affluent District Families

Clean Energy

Sharing Solar Opportunities with MD Residents and Businesses

April 23, 2014

On April 10, Director Ronen served as a panelist for Demystifying Clean Green Energy, a Montgomery County Government

Shining Cities

GWSI Contributes to Shining Cities Report

April 23, 2014

At the beginning of April, we worked with Environment America to help review and provide input for their report focusing o


Cross-Sector Collaboration at Low-Income Solar Roundtable

April 18, 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

Leading from the middle

GWSI Partners on Groundbreaking Report About Community Choice Aggregation

March 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 electrici

ask the expert

Ask an Expert: Ronen Featured on Planet Forward

March 14, 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. 

Dean Interview

GWSI Interviewed by GW Columbian College Dean

March 12, 2014

Director Amit Ronen sat down with the Dean of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

State House

GWSI Testifies Before Maryland State Senate

March 04, 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 

Bloomberg TV

Former-Director Ronen Featured on Bloomberg TV Story

February 27, 2014

Former-Director Ronen comments during a Planet Forward story on Bloomberg TV 

Amit Ronen

Briefing Hill Staffers on 2013 Solar Jobs Census

February 11, 2014

Following a successful launch of the 2013 Solar Jobs Census, the GW Solar Institute and The Solar Foundation partnered with th

Amit Ronen

Discussing Solar Jobs at the 2014 Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference

February 10, 2014

On February 10, 2014, the 2014 Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference convened community leaders, businesses, union advocates, e

Obama State of the Union

President Obama Uses GWSI Facts During 2014 SOTU

January 28, 2014

On January 27, 2014, the GW Solar Institute released the 2

LA Times Front Page

GWSI Featured on Front Page of LA Times

January 12, 2014

On January 12th, GW Solar Institute Director Amit Ronen was quoted on the front page of the LA Times as an analyst in Julie Cart's article on the future of utility-scale solar energy

Amit Ronen

Ronen Keynotes US-China Legal Exchange

December 10, 2013

GW Solar Institute Director Amit Ronen delivered keynote remarks and moderated a panel comparing and contrasting renewable energy laws in the US and China during the 18th Annual 

Amit Ronen

Former-Director Ronen Participates in RealClearPolitics Energy Summit

May 21, 2013

Noted political news and opinion website RealClearPolitics hosted a luncheon panel in which GW Solar Institute Former-