Check with your own accountants and other financial advisers to see how the Paycheck Protection Program may apply to you and your business.
What is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)?
The Paycheck Protection Program “PPP” loan offered through the Small Business Administration makes the most sense for companies with less than 500 people to apply for as it allows for loan forgiveness. The Economic Injury Disaster Loans or the Payroll Tax Credit do not have forgiveness provis [...]
(Last updated 3/30/2020)
In an effort to keep our membership appraised of the most recent developments regarding COVID-19’s impact on local permitting and inspections, COSSA has put together this chart to help. Conditions change on a regular basis and we recommend you reach out to the local authority if you have any questions. If you have any updated information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so this chart can be updated.
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COSSA has heard from multiple members asking what the Governor’s “Stay At Home” Public Health Orders means for their business.
First, please assess your own employees’ and customers’ health needs. The biggest priority is keeping everyone safe and healthy. Follow all health guidance from local, state and national experts.
On March 25, 2020, Governor Polis issued a state-wide “stay-at-home” public health order. All companies are subject to social distancing r [...]
1. Add your company to the national sign-on letter, if you haven’t already. 2. Call Senators Bennet (202-224-5852) and Gardner (202- 224-5941) today and tell them about the impacts this crisis is having on your business. Some helpful talking points are below. 3. Continue providing information about impacts to your business survey, even if you’ve filled it out before, as the situation is constantly evolving. 4. If you are interested in telling your stories [...]
On March 22, 2020 Governor Polis issued an Executive Order, directing all of Colorado’s non-critical employers to reduce their in-person workforce by 50 percent. The executive order directs all employers to implement tele-work options to the greatest extent possible. If tele-work is not practical or possible, employers are encouraged to stagger work schedules to reduce the proximity of employees during work hours and to keep employees on payroll. This Executive Order does not apply to any empl [...]
Job Summary Electricians are responsible for all electrical work involved in the installation of PV solar systems. Working with Installers, electricians are responsible for planning each installation, executing work in a timely fashion, tracking and reporting all project-related time and materials, and ensuring that projects pass inspection. They must be comfortable working on roofs of varying heights and in attics. Electricians should be proficient in bending conduit and have a solid understa [...]
Job SummaryThe Service Coordinator will report to and assist the Service Manager. The Service Coordinator will provide customer assistance to clients with service needs, track services provided, support, coordinate and dispatch service technicians as needed, and process and track service information for future reference. This individual will work with IPS service and install technicians to perform remote high-level troubleshooting for clients in both our Colorado and Massachusetts locations.bThi [...]
Job SummaryThe Lead Installer is responsible for the successful installation of assigned projects. The Lead Installer works closely with the Install Manager and the Operations Manager to organize, execute, and follow-up on each individual project. He or she supervises a 3-4 person crew of installers and coordinates with electricians to ensure that each installation is completed in a timely manner and meets quality standards. The Lead Installer is also responsible for completing and managing p [...]
Job SummaryThe PV & Service Technician is responsible for all technical support, troubleshooting and service related issues. This individual will support all IPS staff including; electricians, installers, sales reps and operations personnel by providing technical PV expertise. He/she will work closely with the Service Coordinator to execute all necessary service and installation needs.
Technical programming and research for inverter and system electronics. Must ha [...]
This sales position includes designing, estimating, site
visit, and selling of mostly residential PV systems, some with battery backup, and
Experience, Training and
Qualities Preferred for This Position:
Significant sales experience. Training in solar electric design. Strong desire to focus on solar as a profession.Good communication skills both verbal and written. Experience writing contracts.Experience and trai [...]
Ameren Missouri, a unit of Ameren Corp., filed plans with the Missouri Public Service Commission to build three solar + storage facilities across Missouri [...]
Job Description: The Marketing and Communications Manager will generate content for SEI’s various outreach mediums. The Manager will work throughout the training season and in the offseason to create relevant content from students, staff and alumni to share across various SEI marketing mediums. Additionally, the Manager will work as a member of the marketing team to be the primary marketing contact for SEI’s Middle East Program. Additionally, the Marketing Manager will work with SEI Programa [...]
Bernie Sanders wants renewable energy to power U.S. homes and vehicles by 2030 -- and he wants to do it by enlisting the federal government in building and running new solar, wind and geothermal electricity projects. [...]
New textile-based solar cells developed by Fraunhofer researchers, semitrailers could soon be producing the electricity needed to power cooling systems or other onboard equipment. In short, textile-based solar cells could soon be adding a whole new dimension to photovoltaics, complementing the use of conventional silicon-based solar cells. [...]
E3 Consulting Services (E3) has an exciting opportunity for a Solar Resource Analyst to come work in our Denver-area headquarter to support our renewable energy technical due diligence practice, with a focus on solar design review and PVSyst modeling. Celebrating our 20th anniversary this year, E3 is a leading technical advisor, providing reviews of complex capital-intensive projects for capital providers, project developers, owners, and regulators. E3 primarily provides independent engineering [...]
From the way we shop to the way we socialize, the internet affects nearly everything we do these days. This dramatic change in our way of life has been fueled by a handful of large tech companies, companies that are increasingly going all in on solar. [...]
The Skeleton Creek project will be located in three Oklahoma counties [...]
Last week, California’s Glendale Water & Power (GWP) received approval from the Glendale City Council to move forward with a plan to repower the aging Grayson Power Plant with a combination of renewable energy resources, energy storage and a limited amount of thermal generation. [...]
The Development Project Manager plays an integral part of Solaris Energy, by assuring the efficient collection, compilation, and filing of the suite of due diligence documents required to complete the development and finance of portfolios of behind the meter, commercial scale solar projects.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Interfacing with Offtakers, EPC contractors, and finance partners to obtain, execute, and file various documents including but not limited to: • EPC, PPA, an [...]
Are you looking to turn your construction and installation experience into a career that is more personally and professionally rewarding? That opportunity is waiting for you at Sunrun. As the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, we have outstanding opportunities for Installers to join our team of more than 3,000 dedicated individuals focused on bringing the power of the sun to more and more people every day.
Working in our positive [...]
General Electric Co. agreed to sell a majority stake in a solar-energy business to BlackRock Inc., giving the investment giant footing in a growing market as the ailing manufacturer shifts its focus elsewhere. [...]
Installed solar capacity in the United States exceeded 10 GW for the third year in a row in 2018, and the pace of growth is expected to continue. The first quarter of 2019 was the strongest in the history of the U.S. solar market, according to a recent report from Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. Yet inefficient and costly project financing inhibits many solar developers from tapping into the market’s true potential. [...]
Arlington, VA based Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) announced that it will acquire 11 projects from Pivot Energy in Illinois totaling 29 MWs, increasing SRE’s portfolio of community solar projects in the state to more than 20. [...]
Chinese solar company Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has won a deal to build the first solar PV plants in the Democratic Republic of Congo. [...]