2022 Indiana Solar Congress

Thank you to everyone who came to the 2022 Indiana Solar Congress!

More than 100 Hoosiers from around the state gathered in Fishers and joined online to participate in the 2022 Indiana Solar Congress. Participants learned experts on a wide range of topics relating to local solar in Indiana, made meaningful community connections with other solar supporters and owners from around the state, and worked together to draft the first ever Indiana Solar Bill of Rights. Find the webinar recording and presentation slides from the event below.

Webinar recording


Creating a Brighter Solar Future in Indiana

Ben Inskeep, Program director, Citizens Action Coalition

Learn about the state of solar energy in Indiana and some of the policy steps we should take to expand access to make sure that all Hoosiers can benefit from local solar energy.

Expanding Access to Solar Benefits

Anne Hedin, Indiana Solar for All, Treasurer and Communications Manager,  Solarize Indiana, Co-chair (2023) (additional YouTube video)

Donnita Scully, MSN, RN, Environmental Climate Justice Chair and Soul Power Project Manager, NAACP LaPorte County Branch #3061

Learn about two programs expanding local solar benefits to underserved communities in Indiana. Donnita Scully discussed the Soul Power program helping low-income communities of color gain access to solar energy jobs in LaPorte County. Anne Hedin discussed the Indiana Solar for All program that has helped dozens of families install rooftop solar panels.

Bringing Real Community Solar to Indiana

Zach Schalk, Indiana program director, SUN

Learn about real community solar, some key components of what a community solar program in Indiana should include, and how we can bring real community solar to our state.

Indiana: A Leader in Solar Schools

Bob Rice, Energy manager, Hamilton Southeastern Schools

Rahul Durai, Co-executive & legislative director, Confront the Climate Crisis

Indiana is a leader nationally in solar energy deployed at schools. According to a 2022 report from nonprofit group Generation180, Indiana ranks 6th nationally with more than 50 GW of solar at our schools. 

Learn why schools invest in solar energy and how students around the state are pushing for more. Bob Rice discussed solar energy investments at Hamilton Southeastern Schools and how students and the broader community benefits from their local solar. Rahul Durai from student-led climate action group Confront the Climate Crisis discussed students around the state leading the charge to see more solar installed at schools.

Thank you to our event sponsors!

Hoosier Environmental Council Citizens Action Coalition logo
Earth Charter Indiana logo
Faith in Place