Category: women in solar

Behind the Push to Bring More Women Into the Solar Industry

The biggest trade association for solar energy in the U.S. has put the need to increase the number of women in the industry front and center this week. On Tuesday, ...
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Paula Mints: Cutting Through Industry Hype Helps Speed Solar Growth

Paula Mints, market research analyst and longtime solar industry observer, discusses what obstacles the industry must overcome to continue the clean energy revolution.
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Solar Sister’s Katherine Lucey on Bringing Light to the Energy Poor

Ugandan tailor Teddy Namirembe used to walk at night from her home, which had no electricity, to a neighboring town to rent a room with light bright enough to work ...
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Sandia Labs’ Marlene Brown on the Changing Roles for Women in Solar

When Marlene Brown first started working in the solar industry, off-grid systems were the norm. It was the early ‘90s and Brown was highly interested in the technical aspects of ...
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Solar 2014 Conference: Bringing Down Barriers for Women in Solar

It’s for good reason that the solar industry flaunts its eco-consciousness. But it seems the industry’s consciousness has slipped some when it comes to gender diversity in its workforce. Women ...
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The Business of Bringing More Women Into Solar

Some consider it the match that lit a movement to bring more women into the solar industry. It was an open letter to industry leaders condemning the use of “booth ...
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