Aug
21
10:00 AM10:00

Webinar: New SCE Residential, Commercial, And Ag Rates

New SCE Residential, Commercial, and Ag Rates Are Coming
Find out what this means for you

August 21, 2018 | 10 AM - 11 AM PDT

 

New Southern California Edison rates for residential, commercial, and agricultural customers are coming out soon. These new rate structures will fundamentally change the economics of solar in Southern California. CALSSA's Director of Policy, Brad Heavner, will walk you through what is changing when and what that means for your business. Attend the webinar to stay on top of critical changes that impact every solar installer in Southern California.

The webinar is free for members and $75 for non-members.
All attendees will receive the slides and recording of the webinar.

 * If you are a Member, contact us to receive the link for the free-of-cost webinar registration.

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Aug
23
5:30 PM17:30

North Bay Chapter Meeting

North Bay Chapter Meeting

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Please join us for a meeting of the North Bay Chapter of the California Solar & Storage Association at HopMonk Tavern in Sebastopol.  Refreshments and Food will be provided. Thanks to our sponsors CED Greentech, IronRidge and SimpliPhi!

The meeting is free and open to all active California Solar & Storage Association members. If you are interested in learning more about membership or attending but you are not a member, first contact our Membership Director, Carter Lavin at carter@calssa.org or 610-772-6591.

In addition to time for networking with others in the industry, we'll have presentations from

-Victor Tam, Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) and Applied Technology at Santa Rosa Junior College. He will share the vision of the SRJC’s new PV campus in Petaluma and look for our input as to the curriculum.

-Dori Estrella, Energy and Sustainability Analyst for Sonoma County's Energy and Sustainability Division on updates to the SCEIP program

-Brad Heavner, Policy Director of the California Solar & Storage Association, will be presenting on the latest from the legislature and the PUC

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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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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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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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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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