The Women Behind Solar Energy's Success

SEIA's Empowerment Series Kicks off in Washington D.C. with "Women's Empowerment: Leaders in Energy"

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With solar now the fastest growing source of energy nationwide, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is gathering some of the major leaders of this American energy transformation under one roof for its inaugural event, Women's Empowerment: Leaders in Solar Energy.


Sponsored by SolarCity, this event kicks off SEIA's Empowerment series focused on educating, connecting and providing thought leadership in the solar industry.

To see the full agenda and register for this event go to: http://www.cvent.com/events/women-s-empowerment-series-women-leading-in-commercial-solar/event-summary-396074e455444860bea4a2e679e907df.aspx

On June 16, registrants will hear from key players in the C&I space about the state of the solar industry, get an overview of pressing new developments in state and federal policy, learn about PACE financing, and receive insight on the major markets in large-scale solar procurement.

Speakers include:

Michele Magee, Senior Vice President of Partner Development, SolarCity
Jeannie Renné-Malone, Vice President, Sustainability, Prologis
Katherine Jennrich, Senior Manager, Renewable Energy, Walmart
Brandon Middaugh, Distributed Energy, Microsoft Cloud
Katherine Gensler, Director of Government Affairs, SEIA
A networking reception will immediately follow the event. Be sure to join the Twitter conversation using the hashtag #WomensEmPOWERment.

About SEIA®:

Celebrating its 42nd anniversary in 2016, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA® is building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to champion the use of clean, affordable solar in America by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy. Visit SEIA online at www.seia.org.

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