January Happy Hour, Celebrating Agents of Change in the Solar Industry

Kicking off 2021, Solar Austin invites you to join us in celebrating the pioneers of the Pathways to Clean Energy Careers program!  Launched in the midst of a global pandemic and a historic time focusing on racial justice, the Pathways Program was a leap towards a stronger and more equitable clean energy workforce, in a […]

February Happy Hour, featuring TreeFolks, the local solution to climate change

Solar Austin’s upcoming happy hour is dedicated to… trees! Just as solar panels help decarbonize our planet, trees capture CO2 to keep Austin’s air breathable and sidewalks cool. Trees are also key to our city’s fight against climate change, thanks in large part to the efforts to a longtime local leader: TreeFolks. TreeFolks spent much […]

October Happy Hour, How Federal Policy Can Build A Clean Energy Future

In the second installment of Solar Austin’s Happy Hour policy series, we will be zooming out from local energy policy to discuss what’s happening on the national stage. This October, please join us for an evening with one of the brightest minds in energy: MacArthur Fellow and Energy Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council […]

Piper Maddox Green Careers Professional Workshop

Piper Maddox is one of the fastest growing Cleantech staffing partners in the U.S., recruiting exclusively into the renewable energy industry. As an invested supporter of Austin’s clean energy professionals, Piper Maddox is taking an unparalleled step to support Solar Austin’s Pathways to Clean Energy Careers program. On September 24th, Piper Maddox is donating their […]

September Happy Hour, Reviewing the New Austin Climate Equity Plan

Solar Austin is excited to announce the first in a three-part happy hour series centered around local, federal, and state energy policy. September’s happy hour will be a unique opportunity to learn about and discuss the City of Austin’s Climate Equity Plan with the Climate Program Manager himself: Zach Baumer! Ratified by Austin City Council […]

August Happy Hour, An Equitable Clean Energy Jobs Celebration

Solar Austin is doing something a bit different this month… Instead of our usual happy hour, we’re excited to invite you to the closing celebration of the trailblazing Equitable Clean Energy Jobs (ECEJ) Program!  Launched in partnership by Solar Austin and Huston-Tillotson University (HT), the ECEJ Program aimed to improve diversity and cultural inclusivity in […]