There are many aspects of solar program development strategies and skills necessary for building a successful solar program. This instructional program will draw upon the wisdom of utility professionals who also possess expertise in the solar industry. Their technical and administrative experience has contributed to successful multiple, successful solar programs. These experts will outline the essential strategies and options available to the development of a successful utility solar program, and which strategies fit into appropriate muni and IOU utility models.
July 21 - 22, 2014
Denver Marriott City Center
1701 California St.
Denver, CO 80202
An Overview of Solar Technology
This session will provide the technical framework of PV solar generation and how it impacts the electricity system.
Best Practices in Solar Administration
This session will draw from the management experiences and lessons learned of a successful utility-administered solar program and discuss best practices for developing program elements.
Models and Considerations for Effective Rate Design
This session will analyze different designs and incentives for a solar program to incentivize growth and ensure cost-recovery.
Effective Tools for Program Monitoring and Analysis
This session will outline program monitoring and analysis requirements, as well as examine tools beneficial in maintaining an effective, efficient and sustainable solar customer adoption program.
Solar Customer Classes: Strategies for Acquiring and Retaining Solar Customers
This session will highlight the ways in which utilities must develop interaction, service, and support approaches that deal distinctly with their solar customers.
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