Member Levels & Benefits
Stay informed and succeed in one of the world’s hottest sectors
Established in 1954, the American Solar Energy Society is the nation’s leading association of solar professionals and advocates. We advance education, research and policy, inspiring the nation to go solar.
ASES is a membership-based nonprofit organization — our mission is to speed the transition to a sustainable energy economy. We help members stay informed and succeed in a rapidly changing industry. Together with our members we’re building a solar-powered, energy efficient nation. But we can’t do it without solar supporters like you. Will you join us?
ASES is the U.S. section of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES), a non-profit UN-accredited membership organization which works to achieve 100% renewable energy for all, by providing the global community with collective and up-to-date information. ISES helps its diverse membership in over 100 countries make a difference, keep informed and be connected. An ASES business membership also includes an ISES membership!
Join ASES and you’ll receive an annual subscription to the award-winning SOLAR TODAY magazine (8 issues) while supporting powerful programs that help you:
- Stay informed about solar energy breakthroughs and opportunities
- Advance policies for green jobs and clean energy across America
- Gain insights and tips to help power your career
- Learn how to lower energy costs and tackle climate change
- Develop a solar nation that inspires a new era of energy innovation
ASES offers different levels of membership so you can select the level that’s right for you. While all members receive an annual subscription to SOLAR TODAY magazine, your membership also supports public education, outreach and advocacy efforts through our website, email, the media and other powerful channels. Increase your impact and receive additional benefits by selecting one of the higher levels of membership.
Please consider joining the American Solar Energy Society as a Professional member:
- All the items listed above, plus…
- Gain the professional credibility of being among the nation’s solar leaders
- Connect with insightful experts through ASES Technical Divisions
- Ability to use the ASES logo on your web site and literature
- Gain exclusive access to industry research in conference proceedings
- Help speed the transition to a sustainable energy economy
Professional Membership Levels
- $89 Professional Member ($45 Senior | $19 Student digital | $35 Student paper magazine) Joining at this level or higher really helps!
- $125 Supporting Member
- $300 Business Member
- $1,200 Life Member (Pay in one payment, 3 annual payments or 12 monthly payments)
The standard membership term is one year. Additional terms:
- Senior members must be age 65+.
- Student members must be full-time students.
- Members outside the U.S. will receive the magazine digitally unless they also purchase a SOLAR TODAY print subscription.
- Supporting members get all the benefits of Professional membership, PLUS recognition of your generous support in SOLAR TODAY magazine.
- Business membership details and other organizational member options are listed below.
- Life membership entitles you to Professional member benefits for the rest of your life, plus it allows you to demonstrate your dedication and commitment to ASES’ mission. Make a difference with a lasting gift to ASES and gain recognition for your support in SOLAR TODAY magazine every year for the rest of your life.
- All the benefits (listed above) of a Professional Member for one organizational contact, PLUS the following benefits:
- Free listing on ASES Business Members page on website
- One individual ISES (International Solar Energy Society) membership for the same person as above
- A complementary copy of all new ASES White Papers and Policy Statements
- Annual recognition of your support in SOLAR TODAY magazine
- Discount at ASES Annual Conference for all employees
- Special recognition in the ASES National Solar Conference program
Open to 501(c)3 organizations
- All the benefits (listed above) of a Professional Member for one organizational contact, PLUS the following benefits
- Regular ISES Membership for the same employee as above
- Annual recognition in SOLAR TODAY magazine
- A complementary copy of all new ASES white papers and policy statements
Join ASES as a Nonprofit Member for only $200. To join at this level, please call the ASES office: 303.443.3130.
Open to University and Corporate libraries.
- SOLAR TODAY subscription
- A complimentary copy of all new ASES white papers and policy statements
- A complimentary copy of ASES annual Conference Proceedings
- Membership in ASES Technical Divisions
Join ASES as a Library Member for only $175. To join at this level, please call the ASES office at 303.443.3130.
ASES Basic Membership is $39 per year.