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Previous Conferences & Webinars

Click on the links below to download the agendas from previous Solar Valley Conferences.

2020 agenda

2019 Agenda 

2018 Agenda 

2017 Agenda 

2016 Agenda 

2014 Agenda 


August 6, 2020 Webinar


7th Annual Solar Valley Conference

May 5, 2022


The 7th annual Solar Valley Conference took place on May 5th, with a keynote address from California Energy Commission Vice Chair Siva Gunda, UCR’s Solar Valley Consortium presents the 7th Solar Conference.

This year’s conference focused on four themes: 1) The State of Solar in Inland Southern California; 2) Impacts of New NEM 3 Policies on jobs and the local economy; 3) What the 2035 Grid should look like (key attributes); and 4) Key Regulatory Actions affecting solar and storage in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

Experts panelists included California Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia, Chair, Utilities and Energy Committee, V. John White (CEERT), Rick Umoff (SEIA), Bernadette Del Chiaro (CalSSA), Ed Smeloff (Vote Solar - Retired), and Jaime Alonso (Grid Alternatives), as well as industry leaders Suzanne Leta (SunPower), Devon Muto (EDFR), Tom Soto (Latimer Partners LLC) and Marisa Mitchell (Intersect Power), and Supervisors Manuel Perez (County of Riverside) and Paul Cook (County of San Bernardino).

We hope to see you at next year's conference!

For any questions regarding the conference please contact Fred Schwartz, 


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