Energy Policy: Women in Solar - Self Study


Author: Cathleen Monahan

Subjects: Solar: Energy Finance

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Join GRID Alternatives' for the Women in Energy Policy webcast (part of the WE Build Series), moderated by Senior Programs Director Cathleen Monahan.

Leading women in the field of clean energy policy will discuss their career paths, projects they're currently working on and the growing role of women in traditionally male-dominated fields.

-Melicia Charles: Supervisor, Emerging Procurement Strategies, California Public Utilities Commission

-Stephanie Chen: Energy and Telecommunications Policy Director, The Greenlining Institute

-Melanie Santiago-Mosier: Director, Government Affairs, Midwest and South East, SunEdison

-Jessica Scott: Regional Director – Interior West, Vote Solar

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Self Paced Online Course

This is a self-study, self-paced online course. You can begin instantly upon enrollment and complete the course materials on your own pace.

Access Information and Build Your Training Library

After enrolling, the course materials will remain in your account and be accessible 12 months (1 year) after enrollment. Access can be extended beyond 1 year with a monthly membership. Rewatch videos and review assignments as many times as you want. View updates the instructor makes to the course as the industry advances. Return to your course anytime with online access from anywhere in the world.

Not Eligible For Continuing Education Credits or Certificates

Since this is a free course, it is not eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) and has not been approved by any credentialing organizations (NABCEP, AIA, USGBC etc). This course is for self education purposes only and completion does not indicate a level of professional expertise or credential. Certificates of completion and CEU Credits are only available for our premium paid courses.


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Cathleen Monahan

GRID Alternatives

Cathleen Monahan is the Senior Program Director for GRID Alternatives – the country’s largest non-profit solar installer. In this role, she oversees the Single-family Affordable Solar Homes (SASH) Program, a $162M rate-payer funded program providing solar rebates to qualifying low-income households in California's Investor Owned Utilities. She also leads policy efforts...[more]

Course Outline

Watch the Women in Solar Lecture

Watch the free 50 minute lecture

  • Watch the Lecture (Video - 51:11 minutes)
  • HeatSpring's Solar Women Career Guide (Download .pdf)