Vendor Meetings

Our Solar Vendor Community comes together quarterly to share industry information and learn about new technologies. Meetings are open to Qualified Vendors and BCE Solar Members. Guests are invited to attend two meetings after which they must pay the membership fee.

Solar Vendor Meeting September 18, 2018

posted Sep 7, 2018, 12:35 PM by Susan Bryer-Shelton

Solar Vendor Meeting

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

5PM - 7PM at Center for Climate Protection

Sonoma Land Trust conference room

(Enter from 822 5th St., Santa Rosa)


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The Solar Vendor Meeting is an invitation-only meeting of Qualified Solar Vendors and Business for Clean Energy Solar Members, and their guests. Guests are encouraged to attend two meetings, then consider membership to support our programs.


Join us for an evening of celebrating Solar Sonoma County's 10 years serving the Sonoma County community. Yes, there will be cake!  
And a few commemorative reflections.

We'll also have representatives from Sonoma Clean Power, Sonoma County Water Agency, and Sonoma County Energy and Sustainability Division to bring us up to speed on agency programs. There will also be plenty of time for members to let others know what they are doing.

Solar Sonoma County,
a program of
Center for Climate Protection

Meeting facilitator: 
Susan Bryer-Shelton, Energy Program Coordinator

February 21, 2018 - Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol

posted Feb 9, 2018, 8:59 AM by Geoffrey Smith   [ updated Feb 9, 2018, 9:37 AM ]

Solar Vendor Meeting

special joint meeting with

CALSSA (formerly CALSEIA) North Bay Chapter

Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol

230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol


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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 pm

👉 Click here: RSVP for appetizer and drink planning


The Solar Vendor Meeting is an invitation-only meeting of Qualified Solar Vendors and Business for Clean Energy Solar Members, and their guests. Guests are encouraged to attend two meetings, then consider membership to support our programs.



Join us for an evening of drinks, hors-d'oeuvres, and discussion with Solar Sonoma County and CALSSA (formerly CALSEIA) North Bay Chapter.

We will be having a panel made up of Sonoma Clean Power, Sonoma County Water Agency, Sonoma County Energy Independence Program/ESD, and Rebuild Sonoma County Working Group. This discussion will be based on what is being done for the community, after the North Bay fires. There will also be plenty of time for members to let others know what they are doing.

Panelists:

Cordel Stillman, Director of Programs, Sonoma Clean Power
Carlos Diaz, Water Agency Engineer, Engineering and Resources Planning Section, Sonoma County Water Agency
Dick Dowd, Rebuild Sonoma County Working Group
Dori Estrella, Program Specialist General Services – Energy and Sustainability Division, County of Sonoma

Lets all please thank the sponsor of this event Platt Electric. If you are interested in sponsoring an event in the future, please let us know. 

Solar Sonoma County,
a program of
Center for Climate Protection
Co-Chairs:

Jenise M. GranvoldBusiness Development & Policy Manager | Solarcraft Services, Inc. |jgranvold@solarcraft.com
Geoffrey D. Smith, Program Coordinator | Solar Sonoma County, a program of the Center for Climate Protection | geoffrey@climateprotection.org (meeting facilitator)

September 27, 2017

posted Sep 19, 2017, 9:30 PM by Geoffrey Smith   [ updated Sep 19, 2017, 9:48 PM ]

Solar Vendor Meeting Agenda


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Wednesday, September 27 2017
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Solar Vendor Meeting

👉 Click here: RSVP for appetizer and drink planning


The Solar Vendor Meeting is an invitation-only meeting of Qualified Solar Vendors and Business for Clean Energy Solar Members, and their guests. Guests are encouraged to attend two meetings, then consider membership to support our programs.


Solar Sonoma County,
a program of
Center for Climate Protection

831 Fourth Street

Santa Rosa, CA

www.solarsonomacounty.org  

(After 5 pm, we can park some cars in the lot on the 5th Street side)


5:00 Mixing & Munching

[Drinks and Appetizers host needed. Please contact Geoffrey at geoffrey@climateprotection.org]

5:10 Welcome & Quick Introductions - Jenise Granvold & Geoffrey Smith, Co-Chairs

5:15 Food Host Presentation

[presentation by drink and appetizer host - TBD, Please contact Geoffrey]

5:25 Standing Agency Reports (as available) - Geoffrey
  • Sonoma County Energy Independence Program/Energy and Sustainability Division (SCEIP/ESD) -- Dori Estrella
  • Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA) -- Dale Roberts
  • Sonoma Clean Power (SCP) -- Nelson Lomeli
5:40 Guest Presentation

UtilityAPI and Energy Tool Base will be joining us by live video remote from their offices in Southern California and Florida. Together, these SaaS tools allow solar vendors to accurately model and size solar PV and battery storage systems to provide the most efficient systems given the complexities of TOU rate structures. Our speakers will lead an interactive discussion.

Tim Swaney
Utiity API | https://utilityapi.com
UtilityAPI's mission is to create a secure and standardized data infrastructure for the evolving energy economy. Our service is needed by any company that wants to access utility bill and usage history, whether for clean energy technology or for managing properties. Our customers are top solar and storage companies. With explicit authorization from homeowners and business owners, they use UtilityAPI's service to evaluate and validate energy usage/savings for homes and businesses.

Adam Gerza
Energy Toolbase | https://www.energytoolbase.com
Energy Toolbase is an industry leading software platform for modeling and proposing the economics of solar PV and energy storage projects. Our SaaS product is trusted by hundreds of leading distributed energy organizations nationwide to accurately, objectively and transparently analyze their projects. Energy Toolbase was built BY renewable energy developers FOR renewable energy developers. We have deep collective backgrounds in solar project development, finance, policy and utility rate analysis.

6:20 Solar Sonoma County Staff Update - Geoffrey
  • Report from the Field topics
  • Call center metrics
  • Lead processing
6:30 Round Robin Vendor Discussions - Jenise

(members speak on topics of interest)

6:55 Set next meeting date - Geoffrey

7:00 Adjourn

Co-Chairs:

Jenise M. GranvoldBusiness Development & Policy Manager | Solarcraft Services, Inc. |jgranvold@solarcraft.com
Geoffrey D. Smith, Program Coordinator | Solar Sonoma County, a program of the Center for Climate Protection | geoffrey@climateprotection.org (meeting facilitator)

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