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Alaska Solar Energy Workshop

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The Alaska Solar Energy Workshop is a forum to exchange ideas and information about best practices, performance of systems in the arctic, project development and financing, and lessons learned about solar energy. It also explores the uses and benefits of solar energy for Alaska residents, businesses, and communities.

Presentations from the 2015 Alaska Solar Energy Workshop can be viewed below.

Panel Discussion: Solar Technology Nuts and Bolts
Solar Technology Nuts and Bolts, Erin Whitney, Daisy Huang, Greg Egan, Robert Bensin

Panel Discussion: Case Studies from Around the State
Interior Alaska’s Solar Resources, Dave Pelunis-Messier
Distributed solar Case studies, Jason McEvers
Solar PV & PCE Calculations, Ingemar Mathiasson

Panel Discussion: Planning for Success
Solar Energy in Alaska: Trends & Factors for Success, Brian Hirsch
Limits to RE Integration and how to overcome them, Marc Mueller-Stoffels

Panel Discussion: Solar Energy from the Utility Perspective
Alaska Renewables Energy Self-Sufficiency, Kord Christianson
Solar Energy from the Utility Perspective, Steve Gilbert
Tools for Utility-Scale PV At Your Co-op, Paul Carroll

Panel Discussion: Solar PV Project Economics and Financing
Solar Financing in Alaska, Paul Schwabe

View the 2015 Alaska Solar Energy Workshop agenda.
View the signed letter to Alaska's congressional delagation in support of the Business Energy Investment Tax Credit.
View the Wrap Up Disccusion session notes.

If you would like to be added to the email list for the Alaska Solar Energy Workshop, please email Max Frey at

Information updated as of 5/7/2015.