Register for April & May courses taught by Ryan Mayfield! Both Solar PV Systems based on the 2017 NEC & Solar PV Systems Best Practices & Energy Trust Requirements will be offered in various locations.Read More
Has your region seen an increase in photovoltaic (PV) system installations?
Would you like to know more about what aspects of a PV system need the most focus, either due to safety concerns or common installation errors?
The fair will be organized by job function rather than by business so you can hear from industry professionals about their roles in solar. The goal is make it easy to network with new people whether you’re recruiting, looking for a new job, or expanding your network.Read More
We need your help in support of bills that impact Oregon’s Solar Industry. HB 2496, HB 2587, and HB 2855 all have hearings the week of March 25th.Read More
Things are heating up in Salem with committee deadlines coming up in a few weeks. And your help is once again needed!Read More
SALEM — The Oregon Department of Energy is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for its Renewable Energy Development Grant program. ODOE has approximately $2.75 million available for projects that generate renewable energy in Oregon.Read More
OSEIA is partnering with Renewable Northwest to find solutions to several land use challenges. For projects going through the Energy Facility Siting Council (EFSC) process, it is expensive, time consuming, and requires unnecessary studies for noise, volcanoes and earthquakes. OSEIA supports HB 2329 which would raise the size of project required to go through EFSC and allow projects to choose the county or EFSC route.Read More
For those of you who are new to Oregon’s solar industry or want to engage more, here are five ways you can show up for your industry!Read More
OSEIA is stronger with engaged board members, we want to thank all of our current and past board members for your commitment to OSEIA over the years.Read More
OSEIA members have been installing solar panels on public buildings for years, but everyone has a story of a project that cut the solar project in the end. The requirement currently has no enforcement mechanism, leaving projects all over the state unbuilt.Read More
HB 2618, which creates a solar rebate grant program to replace the RETC, got its first public hearing on February 28th. The hearing was strong – Rep. Brock Smith (R – Port Orford) testified in support of the bill as did OSEIA members Tom Kelly, James Reismiller and Newt Loken.Read More
OSEIA is starting the year off strong. While the board passed a conservative budget for the year, we have already exceeded projections in some areas and are on track to meet projections in other areas.Read More
OSEIA had a full house at our annual member meeting with most OSEIA members having a presence at the meeting.Read More
The Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association (OSEIA) has created an infographic to demonstrate the benefits and policy needs of the four solar markets in Oregon. “This educational tool details the importance of the four solar markets and the need for supportive state policy in each” says Angela Crowley-Koch, Executive Director of OSEIA.Read More
America now has over 242,000 solar workers, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2018. These jobs are providing clean, affordable, renewable energy in all 50 states.Read More