Category: women in solar

SfunCube’s Emily Kirsch on Building a Solar Startup Haven in Oakland

The CEO of the solar startup incubator and accelerator discusses growing solar from the ground up, and how to make the solar industry more diverse.
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Sheila Davis Sheds Light on Solar’s Dirty Secrets

The director of the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition explains her group’s work in getting solar companies to prove their green credentials – and step up their efforts to make solar even cleaner ...
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Luminalt’s Jeanine Cotter: How Solar Loses Without a Diverse Workforce

The CEO of the San Francisco-based solar installer explains her company’s success with putting a high priority on building a diverse workforce.
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CESA’s Janice Lin: Using Energy Storage Makes the Most of Electricity

The executive director of the Clean Energy Storage Association explains how her group is at the forefront of the energy storage revolution, and how solar and storage are like chocolate and peanut ...
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Claudia Wentworth’s Personal Charge: Bring Down the Price of Solar

The CEO of Quick Mount PV is in the midst of reimagining the entire installation process as a way to bring the price of solar down to $1 per watt or less.
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Grid Alternatives Grabs $5M to Build a More Diverse Solar Workforce

In order to boost diversity and equality in the solar workforce, SunEdison announced Friday that it is giving a $5 million contribution to Grid Alternatives.
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The Solar Foundation’s Andrea Luecke Holds the Statistical Key to Solar Jobs

When everyone is talking about the incredible growth of solar jobs in recent years, they're using the data that Luecke and her staff have painstakingly collected.
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How Erica Mackie Leads Grid Alternatives’ Push for Low-Income Solar

The CEO of Oakland, Calif.-based Grid Alternatives explains why solar for low-income families can be a life-changing experience.
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How Green Mountain Power’s Mary Powell is Building the Utility of the Future

By embracing renewable energy and lowering customers' costs, Vermont's Green Mountain Power under CEO Mary Powell is becoming the utility of the future.
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Clean Power Finance’s Kirstin Hoefer on Bringing Solar to the People

When it comes to bringing the clean energy boom to the masses, many industry watchers say it will be as a result of innovative solar financing.
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