Utilities Considered Key Audience at Annual Solar Conference

The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) announced today the list of utility-specific events happening at the Solar Power 2007 conference in Long Beach (CA), September 24-27.

The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) announced today the list of utility-specific events happening at the Solar Power 2007 conference in Long Beach (CA), September 24-27:


Monday, September 24, 9:00am-12:00pm: "Developing Utility Business Models" workshop

Tuesday, September 25, 5:30-7:00pm: SEPA Utility Networking Reception

Wednesday, September 26, 11:00am-12:30pm: "Solar in the Utility Business Environment" (conference session)

Wednesday, September 26, 12:30-2:00pm: SEPA Annual Member Luncheon

Thursday, September 27, 10:30am-12:00pm: "Policies to Encourage Utility Support of Distributed and Central Solar" (conference session)

Thursday, September 27, 3:00-6:00pm: "PV Capacity" workshop

The Solar Power 2007 conference is expected to draw 10,000 attendees, including representatives from more than 60 electric utilities, making it the largest solar conference in the western hemisphere. "In the US, over 10,000 grid-connected solar systems went online in 2006, and in the past 12 months contracts have been put in place for more than 1,000 megawatts of utility-scale solar," said Julia Judd, executive director of SEPA. "It is critical that utilities are provided a venue where they can learn about a technology that is becoming an important part of their generation resource mix."

Utilities can register for the conference and workshops at the Solar Power 2007 website, www.SolarPowerConference.com, and for the reception and luncheon by contacting Emily Brown, Senior Program Manager, at 202-857-0898 x2 or ebrown@solarelectricpower.org.

About the Solar Electric Power Association
The Solar Electric Power Association is a nonprofit organization with over 200 utility, electric service provider, manufacturer, installer, government, and research members, whose mission is to facilitate solutions for the use and integration of solar electric power by utilities, electric service providers, and their customers. www.SolarElectricPower.org

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