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  • Keeping PACE in Texas

    Keeping PACE in Texas (“KPT”) is a non-profit business association organized for the purpose of promoting Property Assessed Clean Energy (“PACE”) financing programs throughout the state of Texas. KPT’s first goal – the enactment of PACE-enabling legislation – was accomplished on June 14, 2013, with…

    98 San Jacinto Blvd., Suite 1900 Austin, TX 78701 USA

  • Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association

    The Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA) is a non-profit trade association established in 1984. Its members are companies, organizations, agencies and individuals involved in all of the renewable energy resources – solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and hydrokinetic. The members…

    Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association
  • ACORE American Council on Renewable Energy
    ACORE is dedicated to building a more secure and prosperous America with clean, renewable energy.

    ACORE, a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization, provides a common educational platform for a wide range of interests in the renewable energy community, focusing on technology, finance and policy. We convene thought leadership forums and create energy industry partnerships to communicate the e…

  • American Solar Energy Society
    The Solar Nonprofit Advancing Education, Research, Advocacy, News, and Insight Since 1954

    Established in 1954, the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is the nation’s leading association of solar professionals & advocates. Our mission is to inspire an era of energy innovation and speed the transition to a sustainable energy economy. We advance education, research and polic…

  • Arizona Solar Energy Industries Association

    The Arizona Solar Energy Industries Association (AriSEIA) is a non-profit trade association representing local, national and international solar companies in the Arizona market. The group’s focus is on education, professionalism and promotion of public policies that support deployment of solar techn…

  • Buildit Solar
    The Renewable Energy site for Do-It-Yourselfers

  • California Solar Energy Industries Association

    The California Solar Energy Industries Association (CAL SEIA) was founded in 1977 as a nonprofit solar industry trade association organized by professionals of the solar energy industry, which includes small scale solar thermal, photovoltaic, and solar thermal electric technology companies or others…

  • Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing
    Dedicated to promoting the development and use of environmentally responsible, high performance roof systems.

    The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (CEIR) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization whose mission is to promote the development and use of environmentally responsible, high performance roof systems and technologies. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Center serves as a forum to…

  • Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association
    Colorado’s Nonprofit Solar Leader

    Established in 1989, Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) is the award-winning nonprofit association leading Colorado’s solar industry. Our mission is to expand solar markets and to generate jobs and prosperity for the people of Colorado. Together with hundreds of solar business mem…

  • El Paso Solar Energy Association

    The El Paso Solar Energy Association (EPSEA) was founded in 1978 and is the oldest, continuously active, local solar organization in the United States. EPSEA publishes a monthly newsletter on solar energy and EPSEA activities. The purpose of EPSEA is to further the development and application of sol…

  • Energy Self-Reliant States
    A project of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance

    The potential for states and communities to pursue decentralized renewable energy inspired the highly acclaimed report Energy Self-Reliant States, published in late 2009. This website expands on this foundation and is written by report co-author John Farrell, a senior researcher on the New Rules Pr…

  • Energy Storage Association
    Energy Storage = Smart Energy Future

  • Florida Solar Energy Industries Association
    Florida’s Solar Connection

    The Florida Solar Energy Industries Association (FlaSEIA), founded in 1977, is a nonprofit professional association of companies involved in the solar energy industry. Members include manufacturers, distributors, contractors, retailers and consultants who provide solar water heating, pool heating an…

  • Global New Energy Solutions of Oregon
    Preserving and Securing energy for our future

    Global NES is a world leader providing a comprehensive 360 Degree Approach to New Energy Solutions.

  • Illinois Renewable Energy Association

    The Illinois Renewable Energy Association’s mission is to be a network for sharing ideas, resources and information with individuals, businesses, and communities to promote a resilient future through renewable energy, energy efficiency, and earth friendly technology.

  • Independent Energy Producers Association

    The IEPA is a non-profit trade association representing the interests of firms involved with cogeneration, wind, solar, hydroelectricity, and geothermal technologies. The IEPA advocates policies that create market opportunities for the independent power industry.

  • Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Industries Association
    The Solar Industry Trade and Advocacy Association for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware

    Established in 1997 by solar energy advocates, MSEIA is an historic and highly-effective non-profit membership organization created to advocate for solar energy incentives, create permanent solar energy jobs, a renewable energy infrastructure, and promote solar energy as a viable and important elect…

    North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners

    The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is the “gold standard” for PV and solar thermal installation certification. Designed to raise industry standards and promote consumer confidence, NABCEP offers certification and certificate programs to renewable energy p…

  • New York Solar Energy Industries Association
    The only statewide non-profit membership and trade association dedicated solely to advancing the solar energy industry in NY State.

    The New York Solar Energy Industries Association, NYSEIA, is an association of solar energy companies and other persons interest in solar energy in New York State. NYSEIA works to help commercial and residential energy users understand how energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy can help t…

  • North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association

    The NC Sustainable Energy Association drives public policy & market development to create clean energy jobs, economic opportunities, and affordable energy to benefit North Carolina. Founded in 1978, the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association is a 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization…

    1111 Haynes Street Suite 109 Raleigh, NC 27604 USA

  • North Texas Renewable Energy Group
    The solution comes up every morning.

  • Northern California Solar Energy Association

    NCSEA is a volunteer-based grassroots membership organization established in 1975 by professional and lay solar enthusiasts. Its mission is to accelerate the adoption of solar technology as a primary energy source in this century.

  • Oregon Department of Energy

    The mission of the Oregon Department of Energy is to ensure Oregon has an adequate supply of reliable and affordable energy and is safe from nuclear contamination, by helping Oregonians save energy, develop clean energy resources, promote renewable energy, and clean up nuclear waste.

  • PACENow
    Financing Energy Efficiency

    We are a foundation funded, impartial and consensus driven non-profit service provider to our customers: the government and non-governmental organizations, energy and administrative service companies, real estate owners and managers, law and financial firms, and others who share our goals and commit…

    141 Tompkins Ave, 3rd Floor Pleasantville, NY 10570 USA

  • Roof Integrated Solar Energy (RISE)

    RISE evaluates and certifies solar energy installers for knowledge about critical roof system construction and maintenance practices necessary to support successful rooftop solar energy installations based on principles regarding the installation and maintenance of rooftop solar energy systems witho…

  • Solar Austin

    Solar Austin is a non-profit organization working to accelerate the transition to clean renewable energy, building healthy communities, strong economies, and energy independence.

  • Solar Electric Power Association
    Helping Utilities Make Smart Solar Decisions

    The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) is an unbiased non-profit resource for information about solar technologies, policies, and programs. SEPA focuses on working with electric utilities, but provides value to all businesses that have an interest in solar electricity.

  • Solar Energy Industries Association

    Established in 1974, SEIA works to expand the use of solar technologies, strengthen research and development, remove market barriers, and improve education and outreach for solar.

  • SolarTech
    An Initiative of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group

    Making Solar Happen SolarTech provides innovative expertise and accelerates local solar markets. We remove barriers, ensuring a long term, sustainable solar industry. Bringing together industry and the public sector, SolarTech drives the growth of solar energy at the state and local level. We focus…

  • Texas Solar Energy Society

    Texas Solar Energy Society is a non-profit organization with a long history of solar and renewable energy outreach and education. Founded in 1976, we have been serving Texas for years. Our mission is renewable energy education and outreach. We continue to seek organizations to partner with to spread…

  • The Solar Foundation
    Research and Education to Advance Solar Energy

    Our objective research and analysis focused on quantifying solar jobs has allowed us
    to build a reputation as the authority on solar jobs and the nation’s premier solar labor
    research organization. Our rigorous research efforts have demonstrated the job creation
    and economic development potenti

  • Vote Solar Initiative
    Vote Solar’s mission is to bring solar energy into the mainstream

    America’s energy problems — from economic crisis to global climate change — will only be solved by a national transition to renewables. Clean, homegrown, reliable solar energy is ready to play a large part of the solution. It is the fastest growing energy source in the world, but w…