Solar industry "Roadmap" to be unveiled October 20th in San Francisco

Our Solar Power Future outlines the state of solar power today, the opportunity the U.S. has over the next 10 years to regain its position at the forefront of solar power development, and a plan for the future -- including recommended actions for market expansion and R&D.

"Our Solar Future: The U.S. Photovoltaic Industry Roadmap for 2005 and Beyond" will be unveiled on October 20th in San Francisco at Solar Power 2004, the largest business-to-business and business-to-consumer solar expo and conference ever in the United States.


Our Solar Power Future outlines the state of solar power today, the opportunity the U.S. has over the next 10 years to regain its position at the forefront of solar power development, and a plan for the future -- including recommended actions for market expansion and R&D. Solar electric power has matured into a robust, competitive industry with worldwide markets ready for sustained, rapid growth. Our Solar Power Future proposes a roadmap that tailors R&D programs to create market solutions, enhances pollution prevention approaches to focus on clean alternatives, ensures customer choice, and provides targeted incentives that seed the market without distorting it.

When:
Wednesday, October 20, 2004 10:30am - 11:30am

Who:
Rhone Resch, Executive Director, Solar Energy Industries Association

Chris O'Brien, President, Solar Energy Industries Association and Vice President, Sharp Solar USA

Lawrence Kazmerski, Director, National Center for Photovoltaics, National Renewable Energy Laboratories

Where:
San Francisco Hyatt Regency, Board Room A
5 Embarcadero Street
San Francisco, CA

For further information, contact:
Rhone Resch, rresch@seia.org or
Noah Kaye, nkaye@seia.org
Phone: (202) 628-7745
www.seia.org

SEIA is the national trade association of solar energy manufacturers, dealers, distributors, contractors, installers, architects, consultants and marketers. Established in 1975, SEIA works to expand the use of solar technologies in the global marketplace

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