SunPower CEO and EPA Director to Speak at Solar Focus 2015

Tom Werner, CEO of SunPower, and Jean Lupinacci, Acting Director of the Climate Protection Partnerships Division at the EPA, join Commissioner “Bubba” McDonald (GA) and Governor Jack Markell (DE) as this year’s keynotes.

More than 40 panelists will join 300 plus attendees at this year’s Solar Focus conference. Below are just a couple of the panels you’ll want to attend!

Fight for the ITC

Industry observers agree that the loss or reduction of the ITC at the end of 2016, and the resulting drop-off in projects, will be disastrous for many solar companies, particularly small businesses. Industry leaders will share advice on what you can do to help fight for the ITC.

Solar Plus Storage
There are several attractive benefits to combining solar energy and storage. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) recently announced that it has awarded 13 solar plus storage projects that will create resilient power for vital facilities such as emergency shelters. In addition to the importance to the community, solar plus storage provides commercial value by reducing demand charges that are determined by the peak amount of energy use during each month. This panel will discuss the importance of solar plus storage to municipalities as well as commercial energy demands.

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