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Workshop on Solar for Public and Affordable Housing

October 17, 2017

8:00am — 3:00pm MT

Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street, Denver, CO 80202

CESA is offering a special full-day workshop on deploying solar for public and affordable housing. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) 2017 Annual Conference on October 14th-17th in Denver, CO.

All NCSHA Members, NCSHA Annual Conference attendees, and other staff of state housing agencies are invited to apply to attend this free workshop. Travel reimbursement is available to cover airfare and one night at the Hyatt Regency Denver for those selected to attend.

The workshop will examine the challenges providers face in deploying solar for public and affordable housing and will highlight strategies and ideas for state housing agencies and other public agencies to overcome these challenges. Participants will engage with leading experts from across the country in discussions on the U.S. solar market, how solar can benefit affordable housing providers and tenants, solar project financing strategies, and how adding battery storage to solar projects can reduce lifecycle costs and provide resiliency benefits.

Workshop presenters will include:

  • Tim Beal, Boulder Housing Partners
  • Nate Hausman, Clean Energy States Alliance
  • Bracken Hendricks, Urban Ingenuity
  • Warren Leon, Clean Energy States Alliance
  • Joyce McLaren, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Seth Mullendore, Clean Energy Group
  • Robert Sanders, Clean Energy Group

A preliminary workshop agenda is available here.

To apply, please complete this electronic application form by 5pm ET on Friday, September 1st. Applications submitted after September 1st will be reviewed, but only on a rolling basis until the workshop has been filled.

This workshop is being conducted through CESA’s Sustainable Solar Education Project and is funded through the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative. Contact CESA Project Director Nate Hausman at (802)223-2554 x206 or nate@cleanegroup.org if you have any questions.