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Feb 21, 2019, 16:10 ET SEIA: S.C. House Passes Pro-Jobs, Pro-Consumer Energy Bill; Solar Industry Urges Senate to Follow

Today, the solar industry commended the South Carolina House of Representatives for unanimously passing a landmark energy bill, The Energy Freedom...


Jan 17, 2019, 09:00 ET SEIA Expands Leadership Team, Adding Vice President of Congressional Affairs and Vice President of Regulatory Affairs

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced today a restructure and expansion of its leadership team. Erin Duncan, a proven legislative...


Jan 15, 2019, 16:48 ET SEIA Commends NY Gov. Cuomo for Boosting the State's Investments in Solar Energy

Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for his announcement that the state is doubling the NY ...


Jan 08, 2019, 16:32 ET Solar Industry Urges S.C. Legislature to Pass New Clean Energy Bill to Streamline Utility-Scale Deals, Make it Easier for Businesses and Households to Access Solar

The solar industry is urging South Carolina's Legislature to pass a broad new bill that would reform the state's energy market, creating jobs,...


Jan 02, 2019, 15:06 ET Coalition Rolls Out 100 Day Clean Energy Agenda for 2019

A coalition of solar industry groups, conservation organizations, and clean energy advocates announced today the release of a 100 Day Clean Energy...


Dec 07, 2018, 10:30 ET SEIA Hosts "Day of Understanding" to Address Bias and Advance Diversity and Inclusion

Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) joins more than 150 organizations for the "Day of Understanding" hosted by CEO Action for...


Nov 26, 2018, 16:47 ET SEIA Urges Congress to Fix ITC Eligibility of Energy Storage This Year

In a letter filed today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), alongside a broad coalition of energy trade and advocacy organizations,...


Nov 07, 2018, 10:58 ET SEIA Statement on 2018 Midterm Election Results

Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) welcomed new governors, state lawmakers and those elected to Congress, who will play a critical ...


Oct 15, 2018, 10:07 ET SEIA Revamps the Premier Tax Manual for the Solar Industry

Known throughout the industry as the must-have guide for solar tax and finance issues, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is now...


Oct 09, 2018, 08:00 ET SEIA Releases New Go-To Guide for Residential Installations

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has released an updated Installation Best Practices Guide for Residential Portfolios, a vital document ...


Sep 25, 2018, 00:01 ET New Poll Shows Solar Is the Favored Form of Electricity Nationwide

More than three-quarters of voters across party lines want to see their electric utilities invest more in solar energy – the most favored form of...


Sep 24, 2018, 00:01 ET Solar Industry Unveils Campaign to Streamline Solar Permitting

As Solar Power International kicks off in California, the U.S. solar industry is taking a major step toward alleviating one of the biggest hurdles to ...


Sep 19, 2018, 10:19 ET SEIA, HBCU Coalition Join in National Effort to Increase Diversity of Solar Industry's Workforce

With a goal of making the solar workforce and solar communities more diverse, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Historically...


Sep 13, 2018, 00:01 ET Utility Solar Procurement Booms as Residential Market Stabilizes in Q2 2018

The U.S. solar market has experienced a tumultuous few quarters since the government last year began considering tariffs on imported solar modules...


Jun 28, 2018, 11:14 ET SEIA Releases Updated 'SEIA Residential Consumer Guide to Solar Power'

To advance efforts to educate residential solar consumers across America and pave the way to a positive solar buying experience, the Solar Energy...


Jun 27, 2018, 10:59 ET New Data Shows Professional Sports Teams Are Going Solar at a Rapid Rate

According to new research released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association, more than 46 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity are operating at...


May 16, 2018, 09:58 ET SEIA Completes its Grid Modernization White Paper Series with In-Depth Look at Non-Wires Solutions

Culminating a yearlong effort into grid modernization, today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) issued the fifth and final paper in its...


May 09, 2018, 04:59 ET Solar Industry: California Makes Historic Decision to Incorporate Solar On All New Homes

Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) welcomed California's approval of a new policy that will require virtually all new homes in the ...


Apr 19, 2018, 12:01 ET Large Corporations Are Leading America's Surge in Solar Deployment

America's top companies are investing in solar in record amounts, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association's brand new Solar Means...


Mar 29, 2018, 09:35 ET Ahead of Tax Day, SEIA Reminds Consumers of Eligible Tax Credits

With April 15 quickly approaching, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is reminding eligible solar consumers to claim the 30 percent...


Jan 16, 2018, 10:22 ET SEIA Offers Deep Dive into Locational Value and Time of Use Rates in New White Paper

Continuing its in-depth look at state-level efforts to modernize the electric utility grid, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released...


Dec 13, 2017, 23:01 ET U.S. Solar Market Notches Another Quarter of 2 GW Growth, But Uncertainty Holds Back Installations

The U.S. installed more than 2 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the third quarter of 2017, despite experiencing higher prices across all ...


Dec 05, 2017, 08:20 ET SEIA Gives Pres. Trump Plan to Make America First in Manufacturing, National Security and Solar Job Growth

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today released a blueprint to put America First on economic growth, jobs, manufacturing and national...


Nov 29, 2017, 04:01 ET Rise in Solar Schools Unlocks More Local Funding for Education

With installation costs plummeting, American schools are switching to solar energy at a rapid pace, reducing their electricity bills and freeing up...


Nov 28, 2017, 09:00 ET SEIA: How Going Solar Impacts Your Home's Value

Roughly every 90 seconds, somewhere in the United States, a new customer is going solar. As the solar market rapidly expands, one of the top...