Oregon Solar News

Making Solar Safe for Firefighters


The solar industry works closely with code agencies to ensure the safety of those that work directly or indirectly with solar arrays. Solar installations in Oregon adhere to the National Electric Code (published by the National Fire Protection Association) and the Oregon State Building Code, whose code making panels have direct input from installers, engineers, fire fighters, utilities, and others. Specifically, the Oregon State Building Code addresses the placement of rooftop solar systems to allow systems to remain in place should firefighting ever become necessary.

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2015 Oregon Solar Energy Conference a Huge Success!

The 2015 Oregon Solar Energy Conference was once again a huge success. OSEIA hosted more than 250 attendees representing 97 businesses at this two-day conference focusing on technical training, manufacturer workshops, business courses and an industry trade show.

The highlight of this event is that virtually the entire solar community in the Pacific Northwest gathers to celebrate the vibrancy of our industry. It was such a pleasure to see returning faces and all the new attendees. OSEIA is pleased to be able to bring such a successful regional conference to the area.

We are booked for 2016. May 4 - 5, 2016 in Portland Oregon. More information here.

2015 Post Show Report Available Here.

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