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WRISE Jobs Bulletin: September 2022 Edition

09/14/22

Featured Companies Hiring: AES Multiple Openings Edison Energy Multiple Openings Google Multiple Openings IEA (Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives) Multiple Openings Marin Clean Energy Multiple Openings Orsted Multiple Openings U.S. Bank Multiple Openings Avangrid Multiple Openings ACORE Senior Public Affairs Manager, Macro Grid Initiative  Member Operations Associate Aligned Climate Capital Vice President Bonneville Environmental Foundation STEM […]

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WRISE and GRID Alternatives announce winners of solar fellowship

09/01/22

The seven aspiring solar professionals selected will attend RE+ in Anaheim WRISE and GRID Alternatives today announced the 2022 Rising Solar Fellowship recipients. The fellowship offers an opportunity for chosen individuals to network, receive mentorship, and professional development. Part of WRISE and GRID’s workforce diversity initiatives, the program is aimed at anyone identifying as a […]

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The clean energy sector is still struggling with diversity. Time to shift the “business as usual” paradigm

08/26/22

  This article is written by Elana Knopp, and originally posted to Edison Energy’s blog. The original article in full can be found here. Are Women Really Interested in Renewable Energy Technologies? That was the question posed in a 25-year-old report on the role of women in the sustainable energy sector. The analysis addresses the stereotype […]

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GRID Alternatives and WRISE Host Job Fair During RE+ Conference

08/24/22

  The solar industry is slated to expand exponentially with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which makes historic investments in solar energy. Some reports suggest that the industry could employ more than one million Americans by 2030. According to the Interstate Renewable Energy Council’s (IREC) 2021 National Solar Job Census, the […]

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Meet Shanaya Byrd

08/15/22

Shanaya Byrd (she/her/hers/Byrd) WRISE Administrative Manager   What is your favorite part of WRISE? I have two great parts of working with WRISE. Firstly, I love being a part of a company that is mostly, entirely woman based. Coming from companies lead majority by men, I feel such a great level of camaraderie, understanding, and […]

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WRISE and GRID Alternatives announce winners of solar fellowship

09/01/22

The seven aspiring solar professionals selected will attend RE+ in Anaheim WRISE and GRID Alternatives today announced the 2022 Rising Solar Fellowship recipients. The fellowship offers an opportunity for chosen individuals to network, receive mentorship, and professional development. Part of WRISE and GRID’s workforce diversity initiatives, the program is aimed at anyone identifying as a […]

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GRID Alternatives and WRISE Host Job Fair During RE+ Conference

08/24/22

  The solar industry is slated to expand exponentially with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which makes historic investments in solar energy. Some reports suggest that the industry could employ more than one million Americans by 2030. According to the Interstate Renewable Energy Council’s (IREC) 2021 National Solar Job Census, the […]

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Neha Palmer joins WRISE Board of Directors

10/27/21

  Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) is excited to welcome Neha Palmer to their Board of Directors. As a new board member, Neha will support the growing programs now offered across the full spectrum of renewable energy. Neha is the CEO of TeraWatt Infrastructure, which develops and owns large-scale electric vehicle charging […]

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Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) and GRID Alternatives announce winners of solar fellowship

09/07/21

The eight Rising Solar Fellows selected are aspiring solar professionals looking to pursue a career in renewable energy WRISE and GRID Alternatives today announced the 2021 Rising Solar Fellowship recipients. The fellowship is an opportunity for individuals from diverse backgrounds who are interested in solar careers to network, receive mentorship and professional development. Part of […]

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WRISE launches Speakers Bureau to support increased diversity in renewable energy public discourse

06/30/21

Newly launched public database provides conference organizers with access to qualified diverse speakers for public engagements. Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainability (WRISE) launched its new Speakers Bureau today. The Speakers Bureau is a public, searchable database of qualified speakers willing to speak, present and engage on renewable energy topics. The database will be an […]

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