Enphase Energy Sponsors Young Professionals in Renewable Energy Program at SOLAR 2013
Free evening event features panel discussing careers in solar and renewable energy
BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Enphase Energy, Inc. (NAS: ENPH) will sponsor the first Young Professionals in Renewable Energy program at SOLAR 2013, the annual American Solar Energy Society (ASES) National Solar Conference at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md., on Thursday, April 18. The new YPiRE program is focused on the exploration of career opportunities in the growing sustainable energy industry.
"We are proud to sponsor an ASES industry event that helps promote careers in renewable energy--specifically solar--to the future leaders of this global progression," said Bill Rossi, chief marketing officer of Enphase Energy. "The solar industry has opportunities for a range of educational interests, from sciences to business to arts, where young professionals can contribute to the budding clean energy economy."
In addition to daily networking sessions and lectures, aspiring and transitioning renewable energy professionals are invited to attend a free YPiRE Evening Plenary panel session and cocktail event. The panel will include six speakers who will share their career-defining insights and experiences in entrepreneurship, financing, engineering and policy-making for renewable energy:
Ariel Braude, community manager, American Solar Energy Society
Edward Davis, senior analyst, project finance, First Solar
Alex Kim, hardware engineer, Enphase Energy
Tom Krizner, senior mechanical engineer, Enphase Energy
Mikhail Naumov, co-founder and director of development, The Global Renewal Energy Education Network
Mike Seger, project engineer, Microgrid Energy
The panel session is free and open to the public on Thursday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Hyatt Constellation Ballroom F, followed by the YPiRE Reception at 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. in the Hyatt Pisces room. To learn more about the Young Professionals in Renewable Energy program, visit www.ases.org/solar2013/.
Alex Kim and Tom Krizner play key roles in the design and engineering of Enphase microinverters. The Enphase Microinverter System offers a new approach to the installation, operation and maintenance of solar energy systems. Enphase Microinverters, the Envoy Communications Gateway and Enlighten web-based monitoring and analysis software work together to deliver increased energy harvest and unparalleled solar system intelligence. To date, Enphase has shipped over 3 million microinverters and is selling into ten countries across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.
About the American Solar Energy Society
Established in 1954, the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is the nation's leading association of solar professionals and advocates. Our mission is to inspire an era of energy innovation and speed the transition to a sustainable energy economy. ASES leads national efforts to increase the use of solar energy and other sustainable technologies through the publication of the award-winning SOLAR TODAY magazine, the ASES National Solar Tour - the largest grassroots solar event in the world, and the ASES National Solar Conference. For more information about ASES and the SOLAR 2013 conference please visit http://www.ases.org/solar2013.
About Enphase Energy, Inc.
Enphase Energy delivers microinverter technology for the solar industry that increases energy production, simplifies design and installation, improves system uptime and reliability, reduces fire safety risk and provides a platform for intelligent energy management. Our semiconductor-based microinverter system converts energy at the individual solar module level and brings a systems-based, high technology approach to solar energy generation. Connect with Enphase on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. www.enphase.com
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