Archive for February 27, 2012

Memphis-Based Kay Kirkpatrick to Partner with Clean Green Nation

Memphis, TN — (SBWIRE) — 02/24/2012 —¬†Clean Green Nation, a company that provides renewable energy equipment and energy efficient products to consumers, has formed a partnership with Kay Kirkpatrick, a green professional based in Memphis, Tennessee. Kirkpatrick will begin her work with Clean Green Nation effective immediately. To learn more about energy efficient home upgrades, green living, affordable wind energy and more, visit


Photovoltaic Training in Memphis – April 16-20

NABCEP workshop April 2012 Spring Hill

There will be an upcoming free Solar Photovoltaic Technology Entry Level training at Northfield April 16-20, 2012 (8:00 am-5:00pm)sponsored by the UT Center for Industrial Services. The flyer is attached with contact information for registration (Patricia Wells at 615-253-6371 or; a GOLD NCRC is required for Math and Reading and a Silver is required for Locating Information this time. The test will be given Friday afternoon, right after lunch according to the instructor William Earl Pomeroy.

PV Tech Newscast Feb. 24

Dept. of Defense Looking for Energy Technologies for its Installations – First Announcement

The Department of Defense (DoD) is seeking technologies that can be demonstrated at its installations. The demonstrations are intended to validate the technology as to its cost savings and performance. DoD spends about $4 billion per year on facility energy consumption for its 500 military installations around the world. This includes the cost of providing energy to over 500,000 buildings as well as fueling about 160,000 non-tactical vehicles. Details may be found on the ESTCP web site. TSEA members can call us for more details.

2012 Tennessee Valley Solar Solutions Conference – Make Your Reservations Now

The 2012 Tennessee Valley Solar Solutions Conference (TVSSC) will take place April 10-11, 2012, at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis.

Last summer’s TVSSC in Nashville drew more than 500 participants and, six weeks from the start of the 2012 Conference, more than 270 people have already registered.

The program is loaded with great topics and features world-class speakers Julia Hamm (President and CEO, Solar Power Electric Association) and Rhone Resch (President and CEO, Solar Energy Industries Association).

Register here for the conference. Registration will close on March 23, or when conference capacity of 500 participants is reached.
Hotel reservations can be made at the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Memphis.

The 2012 Tennessee Valley Solar Solutions Conference is once again being presented by the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Tennessee Solar Institute.