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American Solar Energy Society

Established in 1954, the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that advocates for sustainable living and 100% renewable energy by sharing information, events and resources to cultivate community and power progress.

Clean Energy Group

Clean Energy Group (CEG)  is a national, nonprofit advocacy organization working on innovative policy, technology, and finance strategies in the areas of clean energy and climate change. CEG promotes effective clean energy policies, develops new financial tools, and fosters public-private partnerships to advance clean energy markets that will benefit all sectors of society for a just transition. CEG assists states and local governments to create and implement innovative practices and public funding programs for clean energy and resilient power technologies.

Clean Energy States Alliance

Incorporated in 2002, the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) is a national, nonprofit coalition of public agencies and organizations working together to advance clean energy. CESA works with state leaders, federal agencies, industry representatives, and other stakeholders to develop clean energy programs and inclusive renewable energy markets.

Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) mission is to build the foundation for rapid adoption of clean energy and energy efficiency to benefit people, the economy, and the planet.

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) develops science and technology solutions for the world by bringing together multidisciplinary teams of researchers and creating world-class tools for scientific discovery. LBNL is a national laboratory of the US Department of Energy (USDOE) .

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) advances the science and engineering of energy efficiency, sustainable transportation, and renewable power technologies and provides the knowledge to integrate and optimize energy systems. NREL is a national laboratory of the USDOE.

Solar Energy Industries Association

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) works with its 1,000 member companies and other strategic partners to advocate for policies that create jobs in every community and shape fair market rules that promote competition and the growth of reliable, low-cost solar power. Founded in 1974, SEIA is a national trade association building a comprehensive vision for the Solar+ Decade through research, education, and advocacy.

Solar Energy Technologies Office

The Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) is part of the USDOE and funds early-stage research and development in three technology areas: photovoltaics (PV), concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP), and systems integration with the goal of improving the affordability, reliability, and domestic benefit of solar technologies on the grid.

The Solar Foundation

The Solar Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the use of solar and solar-compatible technologies worldwide. The organization believes that increasing access to clean, abundant, reliable, and affordable energy sources will lift people’s lives and bring about a prosperous future for all.

Vote Solar

Vote Solar’s mission is to achieve a just and equitable transition to 100% clean power across the United States by 2050, with most of the energy coming from solar Founded in 2002, Vote Solar advocates for clean energy in legislative and regulatory arenas at the state level.