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Are You A Utility Exploring Solar Options?
If you are a utility interested in solar you have come to the right place. Since we were founded in 1992 SEPA has been dedicated to helping utilities explore their solar options. This site has a number of resources to help you get the latest information on implementation of solar. From utility case studies and business models to solar data mapping, and from research reports and white papers to downloadable mp3 seminar recordings and presentations by industry experts, you'll find all that and more right here at your fingertips.
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Utilizing Solar Energy for Utilities
SEPA is a utility's go-to resource for information about solar technologies, policies, markets, and programs. We offer everything a utility needs to successfully integrate solar energy into its business plans.
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Developed by Clean Power Research, PowerClerk is a software program that helps utilities and state energy agencies manage their renewable incentive programs. It saves program administrators time and money and allows for real time reporting.
SEPA offers personalized research services as well as ongoing research projects of value to our entire membership.
Our research services and tools for utilities include:
Utility Solar Knowledge Center - Use our Solar Toolkit to facilitate your own research efforts. The toolkit includes a filterable document library, multimedia library, and other useful information resources.
You can also visit the individual parts of the Toolkit:
Online Solar Tools - Use these solar tools to help you get idea for solar programs, view maps and data on solar projects, and explore case studies.
Reports - Go in-depth on specific solar topics with the various research reports produced by SEPA each year.
Newsletter - Let us serve as your filter for solar news. Our electronic newsletter, which is sent every other Monday, covers the news you need to know to stay up to speed on developments in the solar industry.
Research Services - Whether you have a quick question or need more thorough information on a solar topic, SEPA's Regional Directors are available to help you with your solar needs. Consider our staff an extension of yours.
SEPA's suite of educational programming offers something for every utility, regardless of your travel budget or solar knowledge level.
Our educational programming for utilities includes:
Conferences and Expos - SEPA is the host of two annual conferences: Solar Power International (co-presented with SEIA) and Utility Solar Conference. These two conferences can't be beat to learn everything there is to know about solar technologies, policies, and programs.
Regional Workshops - SEPA recognizes that utilities face unique challenges depending on where they are located in the U.S. and therefore hosts periodic regional workshops on issues specific to your situation.
Monthly Webinars - SEPA's monthly webinars are highly praised by our members. Each webinar features a national solar expert, who presents information on a specific topic for 30-40 minutes, followed by 20-30 minutes of questions and discussion.
Fact Finding Missions - Each year, SEPA takes a group of utility decision makers to an area in the U.S. and abroad where there are lessons to be learned regarding solar technology, policy, and grid integration.
Interaction & Outreach
SEPA facilitates interaction for you with our internal experts as well as between you and other members. The combination results in unparalleled learning, information sharing, and business relationships.
Our interaction/outreach activities for our Utility Members include:
Peer-to-Peer Networking - SEPA saves utilities time and money by allowing members to learn from the lessons of your utility peers. Our peer-to-peer networking resources include:
Business-to-Business Networking - SEPA has both utility and solar industry members, serving as a bridge between the two. Utilities can use SEPA to learn about and develop relationships with solar vendors. Resources include:
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