Business Development

Investing in oneself, your business, and your employees can have lasting impacts.  OSEIA encourages all of our members to take advantage of the business development opportunities to continue to learn and grow with this ever changing industry.

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As part of Energy Trust’s ongoing soft cost reduction initiative, the solar program provides business development resources to help drive continued growth of solar trade ally contractors and create a vigorous and sustainable Oregon solar market that can ultimately thrive without incentives. Learn more here.

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SEIA's committees, working groups, and task forces form the basis of our premium levels of membership. These groups provide valuable leadership experience for our members and networking opportunities to help grow your business. If your company is not yet a premium SEIA member, you can learn more about how to join SEIA and the many benefits that come with SEIA membership.

Much of OSEIA's work is done through our working committees- Policy, Community Solar, Utility Solar, Workforce Development, LRT, Energy Storage, Technical, Industry Ethics, and Membership, Committee participation is open to all OSEIA Members and a great way to express your business concerns. Join an OSEIA committee today.


Professional Development & Industry Events

Investing in oneself, your business, and your employees can have lasting impacts.  OSEIA encourages all of our members to take advantage of the professional development opportunities to continue to learn and grow with this ever changing industry.

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Northwest Energy Coalition hosts the Clean & Affordable Energy Conference, a spring and fall energy conference in locations across the Pacific Northwest. Learn more here.

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Sustainable Northwest hosts the annual Energy Symposium. This 2-day event brought together community leaders, businesses, elected officials, ranchers, farmers, and agency partners to identify strategies to advance clean energy initiatives across Oregon. Learn more here.

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POWERpnw is a community of women and allies working in the Pacific Northwest renewable energy sector who are generating new levels of industry inclusiveness through community networking events and projects focused on diverse workforce development and empowerment. Learn more here.

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OSEIA hosts the Oregon Solar Energy Conference every May and it is the nations best regional solar conference. In 2018 we hosted over 430 attendees representing over 170 companies. We had over 30 exhibitors and sessions ranged from technical training to business training to solar policy. Join us in 2019 for another amazing event. Learn more here.

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Solar Washington organizes the Washington State Solar Summit every year. It is an important annual information gathering and networking event for industry stakeholders including manufacturers, installers, utilities, municipalities, legislators/policy makers, educators, students, tribal members, advocacy organizations/nonprofits, distributors, engineers, financial lenders, consultants and more. Learn more here.

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Founded in 2005 as Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) and rebranded in May 2017, Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) is a national nonprofit with a growing presence working across the renewable energy economy with over 30 chapters and a broad purpose – to change our energy future through the actions of women. By building Community, promoting Education, and cultivating Leadership, WRISE works to recruit, retain, and advance women and inspire our members and the public to unite in raising their voices for others. Learn more here.

 

The WRISE Leadership Forum combines professional development with tools to advance renewable energy. Join professionals from across the country as we discuss current renewable energy trends and policy issues; all while gaining valuable tools to enhance your career and build your companies and organizations. Learn more here.