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State Organizations

Alliance for Clean Energy New York (ACE NY)

The Alliance for Clean Energy New York's mission is to promote the use of clean, renewable electricity technologies and energy efficiency in New York State, in order to increase energy diversity and security, boost economic development, improve public health, and reduce air pollution.

Arizona Solar Center

The Arizona Solar Center (AZSC) is a place designed to provide some basic understanding of solar energy, especially as it pertains to Arizona. It is a non-profit organization administered by a Board of Directors, made up of individuals with wide experience and training in solar energy and other renewable energy resources.

Association of New Jersey Environmental Commission (Anjec)

"...a non-profit organization, helps environmental commissions, indivuduals, local and state agencies preserve natural resources and promote resources and promote sustainable communities in NJ since 1969."

California Solar Center

California Solar Energy Industries Association (CAL SEIA)

California Solar Energy Industries Association supports the widespread adoption of solar thermal and photovoltaic systems by educating consumers, supporting solar legislation and conducting business in a professional and ethical manner.

California Wind Energy Association (CalWEA)

CalWEA is a non-profit corporation supported by members of the wind energy industry, including turbine manufacturers, project developers and owners, component suppliers, support contractors and others. CalWEA represents its members in California's policy forums, seeking to encourage and support the production of electricity through the use of wind generators.

Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES)

The Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) is a nonprofit membership organization that works for the sensible adoption of cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies by Colorado businesses and consumers. CRES holds regular educational events throughout the state. It holds the Colorado Renewable Energy Conference each summer that summarizes activities and new opportunities in Colorado and the West. It annually awards Colorado builders, architects, engineers, and building owners for innovative use of renewable energy in their buildings. And it organizes the Colorado Tour of Solar Homes the first weekend in October when thousands of homeowners visit solar homes in their towns and neighborhoods and learn about the benefits of solar energy.

Energy Center of Wisconsin

The Energy Center of Wisconsin is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving energy sustainability including support of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and environmental protection.

Georgia Solar Energy Association

The Georgia Solar Energy Association is a non-profit organization working to promote renewable energy in the state of Georgia through, education, research and advocacy. We promote all renewable energy production including (but not limited to): Wind Energy, Solar Thermal, Photovoltaic Energy, Bio-Diesel and Bio-Fuels, Micro-Hydro Electric.

Green Energy Ohio (GEO)

Green Energy Ohio is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting environmentally and economically sustainable energy policies and practices in Ohio.

Illinois Clean Energy Communities Foundation

The Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation invests in clean energy development and land preservation efforts, working with communities and citizens to improve environmental quality in Illinois. The Foundation supports programs and projects that will improve energy efficiency, develop renewable energy resources and preserve and enhance natural areas and wildlife habitats throughout the state.

Illinois Renewable Energy Association

The Illinois Renewable Energy Association (IREA) supports sustainable energy development in Illinois. The IREA provides hands-on opportunities for the Illinois public to learn about the benefits, potentials, and uses of renewable energy and energy-efficiency for our homes and businesses.

Iowa Renewable Energy Association (I-Renew)

The Iowa Renewable Energy Association (I-Renew) is a membership-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to educating Iowans about renewable energy. Founded in 1992, I-Renew has sponsored hands-on workshops on installing solar and wind systems, powered the State Fair, schools, and events with the Solar Traveler, our mobile renewable energy demonstration unit, and hosted our annual Energy Expo, the area's largest event dedicated to renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Michigan GREEN

Michigan GREEN is a non-profit group consisting of energy companies together with energy consultants, government agencies, schools, colleges, universities and likeminded individuals that have joined forces to champion the cause of renewable energy and energy efficiency in Michigan and throughout the Nation.

Minnesota Renewable Energy Society (MRES)

The Minnesota Renewable Energy Society (MRES) is a member-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in Minneapolis in 1978 to promote the use of and advocacy for renewable energies in Minnesota through education and demonstration of practical applications. MRES is involved with education, awareness, and advocacy efforts for all forms of renewable energy technologies, with a particular emphasis on solar energy technologies.

Montana Green Power

New Mexico Solar Energy Association (NMSEA)

North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA)

NCSEA is a 501c3 non-profit membership organization of individuals and businesses interested in sustainable energy. Located in Raleigh but active throughout the state, NCSEA works to ensure a sustainable future by promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in North Carolina through education, public policy and economic development.

Renew Missouri

Renew Missouri is a nonprofit corporation with the overarching goal of creating highly effective renewable energy policy in Missouri.

Renewable Energy Vermont

Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) is working to bring about an intelligent transformation from a foreign fossil fuel based economy to an economy increasingly based on our own renewable energy.

Solar Oregon

Solar energy is Oregon’s most abundant source of renewable energy. Our state is fortunate to have other powerful clean energy resources, too, including wind, biomass, hydro, geothermal and ocean waves. Unlike those resources, which are available only in certain places, usable sunlight falls everywhere in the state. Solar’s large energy-generating potential comes from its ability to be deployed in small scale installations distributed throughout the state.

South Carolina Biomass Council

The SC Biomass Council is the premiere organization in the state to offer networking opportunities, establish collaborative efforts, and promote good policy change. You must be a member to attend the quarterly meetings.

Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA)

TREIA represents over 400 member companies, organizations, agencies and individuals providing products, services and information in the areas of solar electric generation, solar hot water, large and small-scale wind electric generation, biomass electric generation and liquid renewable fuels, geothermal heating and cooling, geothermal electric generation, and sustainable (green) building design and construction.

Utah Clean Energy

In January 2001, a volunteer-based, public interest group, Utahns for an Energy Efficient Economy (“UE3”), formed to promote energy efficiency and clean energy technologies in Utah. UE3 provided information and education to the public and policy makers and advocated for sustainable energy policy during the 2001-2002 Utah Legislative session.