Aurora Solar Welcomes Alex Honnold and Dr. Jesse Jenkins to Keynote Empower 2024

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Empower, the premier virtual gathering for the solar community, is where solar professionals come together to explore the latest innovations, ideas, and technologies that help advance their business, career, and the industry as a whole.

May 7, 2024 – SAN FRANCISCOAurora Solar, the leading platform for solar sales and design, today announced Alex Honnold and Dr. Jesse Jenkins as keynote speakers for its fifth annual virtual Empower event, June 5-6, 2024. Honnold will share how the solar community can help increase access to solar, while Jenkins will give an overview on the path to decarbonization and the challenges home and business owners face when going solar.

In addition to insights from Honnold and Jenkins, Empower 2024 offers two full days of learning, including a marquee panel, “Uniting Forces to Unlock the Electrification Movement” moderated by Ari Matusiak of Rewiring America, and featuring Donnel Baird of BlocPower, Nate Walkingshaw of Torus, Reynolds Holmes of GAF Energy, Riley Neugebauer of Namaste Solar, and Victoria Garcia Massimo of AirZone North America. Empower will also feature six additional sessions across various solar functions, covering both residential and commercial solar.

  • Empower is open to everyone and features dozens of solar experts as part of its speaker lineup.
  • Whether you’re a solar professional seeking to earn NABCEP CEUs, an industry advocate who is passionate about accelerating the clean energy future, or are involved in any other area of solar, Empower has something for you.
  • To learn more about Empower 2024, view the full agenda, and register for the event, visit

About Aurora Solar Aurora Solar is creating a future of solar for all. The company is putting the power of data and technology into the hands of every solar professional to make solar adoption simple and predictable. The cloud-based platform uses data, automation, and AI to streamline workflows and grow solar businesses faster. More than 7,000 of the industry’s top organizations rely on Aurora and over 20 million solar projects have been designed with the platform globally. The San Francisco-based company was: ranked on TIME’s 2024 Top U.S. GreenTech Companies; the only climate tech business named to the 2022 Forbes AI 50; listed on the 2022 Deloitte Fast 500; and, named to Solar Power World’s 2023 Top Solar Software & Monitoring Products. For more information, visit and follow on X @AuroraSolarInc.


Karen DeVincent-Reinbold
PR & communications director