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Following a vote by its board of directors, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the nation’s leading solar advocacy organization, announced that George Hershman, president of Swinerton Renewable Energy
Solar Firms to Halt Operations in Dominion South Carolina as Commission Approves Devastatingly Low...
On November 15 the South Carolina Public Service Commission issued a crippling order to the solar industry after months of debate regarding how the state’s utilities set the rate paid
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced that dozens of associations representing a broad array of interests are calling for an extension of the Section 48 and Section 25D Investment Tax Credit (ITC).
From Anchorage, Alaska, to Sarasota, Florida, more than 300 local governments have now met national benchmarks for encouraging the growth of solar energy and removing barriers to solar market development.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today that the Kentucky Solar Industries Association (KYSEIA) is now a formal SEIA state affiliate
Community and Environmental Organizations Push Michigan Public Service Commission to Reject DTE’s Long-Term Energy...
Environmental and community organizations today are calling for Michigan’s Public Service Commission to reject the proposed long-term energy plan from DTE following testimony from experts revealing how DTE’s plan
The Maine Legislature recently passed three clean energy bills, including a renewable portfolio standard that requires the state to get 80% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and 100% by 2050.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today that REC Americas, a leading solar manufacturer has joined its board of directors
The solar industry voiced support for the Texas House of Representatives for passing a 10-year extension of Chapter 312, a section of tax code that enables property tax abatements for companies bringing new investment and jobs to Texas. The legislature sent this tax abatement extension that includes renewable energy provisions to Governor Abbott for signature
The solar industry commended the South Carolina House of Representatives for unanimously passing a landmark energy bill, The Energy Freedom Act, on a bipartisan vote, and urged the Senate to quickly
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) welcomed the Washington, D.C. City Council’s passage of a landmark bill that will move the District to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2032, including specific requirements to grow solar energy.
Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on today's release of the 2018 Farm Bill conference report: "We're pleased to see continued bipartisan support for the Rural Energy for America Program
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) welcomed the decision by voters in Nevada to approve Question 6 to raise the state’s renewable portfolio standard to 50 percent by 2030, doubling it from the current 25 percent target
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam released the 2018 Virginia Energy Plan, which included a detailed strategy to increase access to solar and expand solar production in the state. Specifically, the plan calls for developing new solar purchase options for corporate customers and small businesses, expanding community solar, and adding 3,000 megawatts (MW) of solar and wind to the grid by 2022
The Clean Energy Parties, including the Solar Energy Industries Association, the Coalition for Community Solar Access, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the New York Solar Energy Industries Association, the Pace Energy and Climate Center, and Vote Solar, welcome recent efforts by the NY Department of Public Service to recognize and begin to address flaws in the Value of Distributed Energy Resources (VDER) tariff.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commented on the Massachusetts Legislature’s passage of a bill that requires the state’s largest electricity utility to refile its plan to charge extra fees to solar adopters and raises the state’s renewable energy goal
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and WGL Energy Services, Inc. (WGL Energy) today announced a new Clean Energy Partnership to green the electricity use and offset the greenhouse gas emissions associated with SEIA’s office, travel and events.
Conti Solar, a national solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), O&M and energy storage development company, announced today it is expanding its regional staff to support its growing operation west of the Mississippi. The company currently has over 84 MW of solar projects in various stages of construction in California, Minnesota
Background: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today released guidance establishing when construction starts for solar projects under tax law, allowing developers to invest with confidence in new solar projects. The guidance, Notice 2018-59, provides two methods to establish when construction of a solar facility starts to qualify for the solar investment tax credit (ITC)
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) welcomed the Massachusetts Senate’s passage of a clean energy bill that will help bring solar jobs back to the state, and urged the state House to pass the solar elements of the proposal.