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Solar is the fastest-growing source of energy in America. Large scale solar projects in need of acres of land are expanding rapidly throughout the U.S., producing clean, affordable, reliable electricity, and providing farmers and other landowners with unique revenue-generating opportuniti
As electric industry regulators prepare for their summer meeting in Nashville, TN, a group of solar and tech organizations and companies, including TechNet, Sierra Club, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Vote Solar, The Alliance for Solar Choice, CalSEIA, and SolarCity released a paper on designing electricity rates in the era of distributed energy resource
This Independence Day, Americans will be celebrating the 240th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. And the solar industry, in the midst of a revolution of its own, is providing new tools that give consumers a measure of energy independence.
Adding another tool to help consumers understand rooftop solar investments, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is introducing standardized disclosure statements covering the most common residential transactions. The SEIA Solar Power Purchase Agreement Disclosure statement and the revised SEIA Solar Lease Disclosure are simple summary documents that make it easier for consumers to compare solar offers from competitors and understand the terms of a proposal before entering an agreement.
In the first quarter of 2016, 1,665 megawatts (MW) of solar PV were installed in the United States with the solar industry adding more new capacity during this period than coal, natural gas and nuclear combined. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) U.S. Solar Market Insight, Q2 2016, the 1,665 MW accounted for 64 percent of all new electric generating capacity brought on-line in the first quarter of the year.
Tom Kimbis, general counsel and vice president of executive affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), will serve as the association’s interim president starting June 1, SEIA’s leadership announced today
The #MillionSolarStrong campaign is gaining widespread support with more than 70 organizations signing an official declaration favoring a strong role for solar energy as a part of America’s energy portfolio. The campaign is a recognition that the solar industry has raced past 1 million solar systems in the United States and is rapidly accelerating toward 2 million.
Rhone Resch has announced his decision to step down as President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on May 31st, 2016. SEIA will name an interim leader and begin the executive search process before his departure.
Following is a statement by Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on Governor Baker’s signing of compromise legislation to lift the cap on net metering in Massachusetts and on his decision to issue an emergency regulation extending the Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced today that it has hired Evelyn Butler to run the trade association’s Codes & Standards work. Butler comes to SEIA after serving as business development director of Solar/PV, energy and power technologies for UL, a company where she has held several leadership roles for more than 25 years. There, she managed a team that worked with senior internal and external executives to successfully develop business strategies for the energy sector
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) enthusiastically applauded the passage of Oregon’s Senate Bill 1547-B, signed into law today by Gov. Kate Brown, and congratulated all of the groups that collaborated to get this landmark legislation across the finish line.
Following is a statement from Dan Whitten, SEIA's Vice President of Communications, on the Supreme Court's temporary stay of the Clean Power Plan: "We are disappointed by the Supreme Court's decision because, at least for now, it puts a stop to a rule that addresses our nation’s and the world’s most pressing environmental threat.
Leasing a solar system just got a whole lot easier for people interested in saving money, choosing how they power their homes and reducing their environmental footprint. Starting today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is making
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), which today voted 3-2 to continue net metering in California.
Following is a statement from Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the unanimous decision by the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition to add solar energy to their policy portfolio and change their name to the “Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition”
Following is a statement from Rick Umoff, Director of State Affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), in response to today’s remarks by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his 2016 State of the State