Industry Partners

If you are interested in becoming a partner organization for future Solar Power Events, please contact Julia Ruxer.

Thank You to Our Industry Partners!

aee-logoAEE is a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. Advanced energy encompasses a broad range of products and services that constitute the best available technologies for meeting energy needs today and tomorrow. www.aee.net


acore-logoACORE provides a common educational platform for a wide range of interests in the renewable energy community, focusing on technology, finance, policy and market development. We convene thought leadership forums and create energy industry partnerships to communicate the economic, security and environmental benefits of renewable energy. www.acore.org


elpc-logo-squareThe Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) designs and advances policies that expand opportunities for solar power development in the Midwest. www.elpc.org


grid_alternatives_logoGRID Alternatives is a 501(c)(3) certified non-profit organization that brings together community partners, volunteers and job trainees to implement solar power and energy efficiency for low-income families, providing energy cost savings, valuable hands-on experience, and a source of clean, local energy that benefits us all. www.gridalternatives.org


igen-logoThe Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN), a consortium of Illinois community colleges, serves all interested schools across the state sharing resources, common experiences, best practices and curricula. IGEN provides a platform to expand the deployment of clean energy technologies, increase employment opportunities, improve environmental and human health, foster community engagement and accelerate market competitiveness. www.igencc.org


isea-logoThe Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA) is a non-profit organization that promotes the widespread application of solar and other forms of renewable energy through our mission of education and advocacy. ISEA is the state resource for renewable energy related policy developments, educational classes, events and access to local renewable energy businesses. www.illinoissolar.org


MREALogoBlue-2-e1410272506367The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration. www.midwestrenew.org


NABCEP logoNABCEP administers the most widely recognized and respected certifications for solar professionals. Raising industry standards and promoting consumer confidence, NABCEP is the “gold standard” for PV and Solar Heating professionals. www.nabcep.org


renew-wisconsin-logoRENEW Wisconsin leads and accelerates the transformation to Wisconsin's renewable energy future through advocacy, education, and collaboration. RENEW is at the policy and regulation table every day representing over 60 Business Members conducting renewable energy business in Wisconsin as well as over 300 individuals and other organizations who share our vision for Wisconsin. www.renewwisconsin.org


solar-energy-international-logo-seiSEI was founded in 1991 as a nonprofit educational organization. With over 35,000 alumni world-wide, SEI is recognized as an employer preferred technical training provider for solar professionals. SEI’s mission is to provide industry-leading technical training and expertise in renewable energy to empower people, communities, and businesses worldwide. www.solarenergy.org


the-solar-foundation_tsf-logoThe Solar Foundation® (TSF) is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase understanding of solar energy through strategic research and education that transforms markets. www.thesolarfoundation.org


WISE-LOGO-FINALWomen in Solar Energy (WISE) is the networking center point of the solar energy industry, united towards a common goal of advancing women in all aspects of the solar energy industry and promoting diversity and forward thinking business practices in our community. We do this through education, capacity building, advocacy, strategic partnerships, networking and events. www.solwomen.org


wrise_logo_horizontalFounded in 2005 as Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) and rebranded in May 2017, Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) is a national nonprofit with a growing presence working across the renewable energy economy with over 30 chapters and a broad purpose – to change our energy future through the actions of women. By building Community, promoting Education, and cultivating Leadership, WRISE works to recruit, retain, and advance women and inspire our members and the public to unite in raising their voices for others. www.wrisenergy.org