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The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA®) is the driving force behind solar energy and is building a strong solar industry to power America through advocacy and education. As the national trade association in the U.S., we represent all organizations that promote, manufacture, install and support the development of solar energy.
SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to champion the use of clean, affordable solar in America by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy.

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Solar Industry Statement on $2 Trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Package

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ollowing is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association, on the $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package agreed to by Congress late last night
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Virginia Passes Landmark Zero Carbon Bill That Prioritizes Solar Access

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This week an amended version of the Virginia Clean Economy Act cleared the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate and is now on its way to Governor Northam’s desk for signature.
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SEIA Board Elects Solar Veteran as New Chair

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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
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Solar Firms to Halt Operations in Dominion South Carolina as Commission Approves Devastatingly Low...

National
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
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More Than 70 Associations Back Renewable Energy Extension Act

National
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).
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Over 300 Communities in 40 States Now “Open for Solar Business”

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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.
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SEIA and Kentucky Solar Industries Association Formalize Affiliate Partnership

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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
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Community and Environmental Organizations Push Michigan Public Service Commission to Reject DTE’s Long-Term Energy...

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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
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Solar Industry Commends Maine for Making Major Moves on Renewable Energy

National
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.
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Solar Leader REC Group Joins SEIA’s Board of Directors

National
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
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Solar Industry Urges Gov. Abbott to Extend Tax Abatement Program

Texas
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
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S.C. House Passes Pro-Jobs, Pro-Consumer Energy Bill; Solar Industry Urges Senate to Follow

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
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D.C. City Council Passes Historic 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Bill

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.
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SEIA Statement on the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report

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

SEIA Welcomes Nevada’s Approval of 50 Percent Renewable Energy Target

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
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Solar Industry Welcomes 2018 Virginia Energy Plan and Commitments to Expand Solar Energy

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
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Solar Industry Welcomes New York Stop Gap Proposal to Improve VDER Tariff

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.
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Solar Industry Comments on Mass. Legislature’s Passage of Omnibus Energy Bill

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
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SEIA Partners With WGL Energy to Secure SRECs, Carbon Offsets

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.
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Conti Solar Advances Its National EPC Solar Services

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

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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.