We have just returned from a most successful ASES National Solar Conference in Baltimore. The wind and solar industries have grown and matured. The time seemed ripe to examine the pressing challenges of the day. To that end, we tied plenary sessions to important current business and policy issues: Extreme weather and community resilience Federal […]
By Tommy Vitolo, Geoff Keith, Bruce Biewald, Tyler Comings, Ezra Hausman and Patrick Knight Prepared for the Civil Society Institute A “business as usual” strategy for the U.S. electric power industry, wherein the country continues to rely heavily on coal and other fossil fuels to meet its energy needs, is not tenable if we are […]
ASES and the Young Professionals in Renewable Energy Conference offers you the opportunity to explore sustainable energy solutions through the eyes of your peers in engineering, planning, architecture, design, and education.
Wednesday morning, April 17th, SOLAR 2013 kicked off with a multitude of sessions ranging across many different topics. The first passive architecture forum was entitled “DOE Building Integrated Solar Technologies Roadmap.” William Goetzler and Matt Guernsey were the featured speakers representing Navigant Consulting, which was hired by the Department of Energy to develop a Roadmap. […]
The emerging architecture and passive building technology sessions ended with a bang at the forum- The Mythic Modern: Mythology, Ecology, and Technology…The Spirit of Place. We were given the great pleasure to hear Travis L. Price III, a fellow of AIA, speak about his inspiration and work. Travis Price has been an architect, author, educator, […]
At today’s plenary session, we were thankful to have the ability to Skype with Bill McKibben for the session, as he was unable to join us in Baltimore. Bill McKibben is a radical grassroots activist, author, and president/co-founder of 350.org. He is a fantastic speaker and we were lucky to have the opportunity of listening […]