Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

Los Angeles Chapter Meeting

In addition to time for networking with others in the industry, our program will feature a panel on residential solar financing. What is the state of the different products and what are the pros and cons? We'll bring together representatives from SunRun, Matador Credit Union and Dividend to cover PPAs, unsecured financing, and more.

Special thanks to our meeting space host, Rexel.

Refreshments and food provided.

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Jul
10
10:00 AM10:00

Contractor Day at Intersolar NA

Registration Includes:

  • A full-day of workshops on hot topics relevant to running your day to day business. 

  • NABCEP CE Credits for those who attend the entire event!

  • Free ticket to Summerfest!

The California Solar & Storage Association's Contractor Days are California’s premier training events that bring together contractors, developers and EPCs, with thought leaders in the manufacturing, system development, and services sectors.

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Jul
10
to Jul 12

Intersolar & ees Trade Show

  • Moscone Center West Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Intersolar North America, North America’s most attended solar event and premier networking platform, takes place July 10-12, 2018 in San Francisco. The event’s exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, smart renewable energy and solar thermal technologies. Since being founded, Intersolar has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners of the solar industry.

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Jun
20
10:00 AM10:00

WEBINAR: The New Relaxed Fire Setbacks and Pathways and Smart Inverter Certification Mandate


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On July 1, California’s intervening code cycle takes effect allowing larger PV arrays on residential roofs as the new relaxed "fire setbacks and pathways" take effect. Join us to learn about the new rules and regulations that help residential PV installers gain back valuable roof space for bigger PV arrays. We will also address the new mandate requiring inverters be certified to provide reactive power priority for the Volt-Var function.
 

Panelists

Jeff Spies: President - Planet Plan Sets

  • CALSSA Codes/Standards Committee Chair

Alan Fields: Design and Engineering Manager - Solar Spectrum / Sungevity

  • CALSSA Permitting Committee Chair

Matt Paiss: Fire Captain

  • International Association of Fire Fighters primary representative to the NEC Code Making Panel 4
  • President - Energy Response Solution

 

Free for members, $75 for non-members
To process payment or join the association, please contact
Membership Director, Carter Lavin.
 

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Jun
18
to Jun 22

Intersolar Europe Conference & Trade Show

Intersolar Europe is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners and takes place annually at the Messe München exhibition center in Munich, Germany. The event’s exhi­bition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, solar thermal technologies, solar plants, as well as grid infrastructure and solutions for the integration of renewable energy. Since being founded 27 years ago, Intersolar has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners of the solar industry.

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Jun
7
10:00 AM10:00

Q2 Board Meeting

Please join us at Mitsubishi's headquarter in Cypress on Thursday, June 7th, for our Q2 Board Meeting.


Q2 Board Meeting

Thursday, June 7 - 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Mitsubishi Electric
Training Room
5900-A Katella Avenue, Cypress, CA 90630


For more information: info@calssa.org | 916-228-4567
Agendas will be sent out prior to the meeting to those who RSVP.

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Jun
6
7:30 AM07:30

SoCal Golf Tournament

Come enjoy a day on the links with us! This is a great chance to further develop business relationships with customers and vendors while networking with fellow industry members. The  "4-Person Scramble" format tournament is great for golfers of all skill levels while helping raise money for a worthy cause. Join us!

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May
23
10:00 AM10:00

Webinar Series: Workplace Safety- Preventing Injury on Residential & Commercial Solar Projects and How to Handle an Incident

Topic Covered:

  • Best practices for safety on the job site with IronRidge's Training Manager -- Dan Felix
  • How to prevent gradual injuries through better ergonomics with HumanLift's Matt Conway
  • What to do in the event of an incident in terms of reporting and claims navigation with Insuirca's Workers Compensation Claims Analyst Jeremy Hearron

Free for members and $75 for non-members

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May
16
10:00 AM10:00

Webinar Series: How Software Can Help Small & Mid-Sized Installers Get Ahead & Increase Efficiency


Leaders in the solar software space will discuss:

  • Pitfalls of using excel for managing projects and leads Finding the right solution for an installation company of your size
  • How software can help smaller operations improve business operations, increase efficiency, and increase profit margins without needing to staff up
  • Software as enabler of expanding into new geographic markets, new business segments, and new products

Free for members and $75 for non-members.

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May
1
to May 2

GTM's Solar Summit 2018

Powered by the unique blend of research and economic analysis from the GTM Research team, this year's agenda will feature themes from beyond traditional project finance to innovations in solar and the transformation of electricity. 

This conference will present deep dives by the top industry executives and thought leaders that will help you navigate the challenges in the market, as well as offer high-level networking opportunities to advance your business strategies.

Our members receive a special discount on registration! Email us to get the code. 

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Mar
13
to Mar 14

Solar Asset Management Conference

  • Grand Hyatt San Francisco (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On 13 and 14 March 2018, Solarplaza will host the 5th annual edition of the leading conference dedicated to the operational phase of solar plants and portfolios. Covering technical and financial topics, which range from performance optimization to refinancing and secondary market. Learn from 90+ speakers and network with 500+ attendees representing the leading service providers, asset/portfolio managers, IPPs, utilities, investors, developers and advisors active in the North American solar market. Learn more.

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Feb
9
10:00 AM10:00

Webinar: New PG&E Rates

PG&E, California Solar & Storage Association, and other parties have recently agreed to a series of settlements in the PG&E General Rate Case. This involves shifting the TOU peak period to the evening hours, creating storage-specific rates, establishing rates for grandfathered customers, and much more. Our Policy Director Brad Heavner will walk through the changes and answer your questions.

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Dec
13
10:00 AM10:00

CALSEIA Webinar: NEW PV Array Setbacks for 2018 and Storage Permitting Issues

Recent changes to building and fire code have relaxed setbacks and pathways for most roof types. Tune in to learn more from Jeff Spies CALSEIA Codes/Standards Chair and Alan Fields - Design/Engineering Manager at Solar Spectrum. We will also address recent changes to the IRC relating to vent pipes and PV arrays, and how to properly state PV system size on a permit application when permit fees are based on system size. As an added feature, Jason Bobruk from SolarEdge be joining the discussion to introduce new electrical and fire codes and standards for energy storage systems that are already impacting AHJ permitting and inspection practices in California.

Free for members, $75 for non-members

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Dec
12
5:30 PM17:30

Solar CFO Diversity Mixer

A mixer for solar industry and financial minority business enterprises (MBEs). The solar industry is committed to being a national leading industry on inclusiveness for all communities. National SEIA and CALSEIA are co-hosting this event in an effort to advance business opportunities for MBEs and connect them with the solar industry’s leading companies. This event will allow solar industry member company CFOs and capital markets teams to interact with MBEs that provide relevant financial service experience and services to companies.

Notable Attendees:
• Commissioner Carla Peterman of California PUC
• Chet McGensy, Solar Finance Policy Expert and Master of Ceremonies

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Dec
8
1:00 PM13:00

LA Policy Summit

The Greater Los Angeles area solar & storage markets are rapidly changing. A flood of new regulations, rates, technologies and solutions are impacting the market; making it hard to see the path ahead for solar contractors big and small, residential and commercial.

CALSEIA's policy team invites you to join us and make sure you have all the information you need to navigate the coming changes.

Location: In the Downtown Los Angeles area
members will receive the address once they RSVP
 
For CALSEIA members only
Join CALSEIA here or email Carter@calseia.org

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Nov
16
to Nov 17

Clean Power, Healthy Communities 2017

The Local Clean Energy Alliance in the Bay Area is hosting the Clean Power, Healthy Communities Gathering this week on Thursday 11/16 and Friday 11/17.

Join the region’s top clean energy thinkers and decision makers to learn and share the different strategies you are implementing to use local renewable resources as solutions to racial and social injustice at the Clean Power, Healthy Communities Gathering.  

Attendees will be leaders in labor, government, green business, the environment, and underrepresented community sectors. Both days is $125, or $75 for each event.

Register here.

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6 pm – 9 pm
Celebration of Local Clean Energy - 10-Year Anniversary & Book Release Party
(Open bar, entertainment, and dinner fundraiser for $75)

Location: Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th St., Oakland, CA

Friday, November 17, 2017 9 am - 5 pm:
Clean Power, Healthy Communities Action Conference
(All-day meals and beverages included for $75)

Location: Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th St., Oakland, CA 

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