Category: Other

Miscellaneous lighting- and power-related articles.

Shifting into a Higher Clean Energy Gear – New Training Safeguards Aligned with Jobs

Welcome to the confusing and somewhat chaotic world of credentialing! Last month, the result of a marathon endeavor, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) reached two national milestones in our commitment to credentialing in renewable energy and energy efficiency. Our goal – standardized quality training matched with employer needs – train

2012: The Year Solar Turned the Corner?

I think we can proclaim that 2012 was the year we turned the corner and caught a glimpse of what high-penetration solar looks like. Defined from an engineering perspective, a circuit has reached “high penetration” when utility engineers determine that upgrades need to be made to the circuit before additional generation can be installed.  If we look

10 Tips for Guerrilla Solar Marketing with Vehicles

One of my Solar Fred marketing wishes for 2013 was for solar marketers to be more visual. In that post, I was narrowly referring to internet related marketing, but that’s my mistake. I meant be more visual with everything, including your vehicles. I was reminded of how important vehicle marketing is over the holidays when I came across this marketi

10 Tips for Guerrilla Solar Marketing with Vehicles

One of my Solar Fred marketing wishes for 2013 was for solar marketers to be more visual. In that post, I was narrowly referring to internet related marketing, but that’s my mistake. I meant be more visual with everything, including your vehicles. I was reminded of how important vehicle marketing is over the holidays when I came across this marketi