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The Alabama Solar Industry Association (AlaSIA) a statewide, non-profit trade organization representing the interests of solar companies located throughout the state. Our member companies research, manufacture, distribute, finance, and build solar projects domestically and abroad. 

Our organization serves as the voice for Alabama's solar industry, working to remove market barriers, engage in solar outreach and education, and expand solar markets. We seek to encourage the widespread use of the potential solar energy available and help Alabama.....

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    • 23 Aug 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Grand Bohemian Hotel, 2655 Lane Park Road, Mountain Brook , AL 35223


    2018 2nd Annual Conference

    Growing the Solar Industry in Alabama!

    The Alabama Solar Industry Association is holding our second Annual Conference in Mountain Brook, Alabama at "Grand Bohemian Hotel" in the heart of Mountain Brook Village.

    This day-long conference will highlight the current market for solar energy in Alabama. Presentations and panel discussions will review successes, opportunities and challenges for the growth of the solar industry in Alabama. Session breaks in the Exhibit area, a luncheon keynote and a networking session round out the agenda. The conference is open to AlaSIA members, potential members and interested participants. 

    Prior registration is required. 

                             AlaSIA 2018 Annual Conference Agenda

    8:00 AM

    Registration & Networking Breakfast – Exhibit Area

    8:15 AM

    Welcome and Introductions

    8:30 AM

    Keynote Speaker - Jeremy Oden, Alabama Public Service Commissioner

    9:00 AM

    State of Solar in the Southeast - John Kemp, E.ON Climate & Renewables

    9:30 AM

    Solar Rooftop Opportunities in Alabama

    10:15 AM

    Networking Break – Exhibit Area

    11:00 AM

    Panel Discussion: Solar Opportunities in Alabama: Municipal and Cooperatively Owned Utilities

    12:00 PM

    Lunch - Guest Speaker Mayor Randall Woodfin (Invited) Birmingham's 100% Sustainable Energy Pledge

    1:00 PM

    Planning for Solar - Policy update at the Federal, State and Local levels - Caroline Golin, Vote Solar

    1:45 PM

    Community Solar - Examples in Surrounding Markets for Alabama - Bryan Jacob, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

    2:20 PM

    Slowing the grass and controlling the weeds at Solar Facilities - Zack Kellis, Kellis Vegetation Management

    2:30 PM

    Networking Break – Exhibit Area

    2:45 PM

    Energy Storage Update - Bill Grieco, Southern Research 

    3:30 PM

    Panel Discussion - Driving the Industry - How Corporate Procurement Will Drive the Solar Industry in Alabama: Tyler Norris, Cypress Creek Renewables

    4:15 PM

    Happy Hour Reception – Exhibit Area

    6:00 PM

    Exhibits Breakdown

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    Grand Bohemian  http://www.grandbohemianmountainbrook.com (discount code w14)

    Westin http://www.westinbirmingham.com

    Aloft http://www.aloftbirminghamsohosquare.com

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