Solar & Storage Industry Statement on Midterm Election Results

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 04:57:25 +0000

solar power plant Nevada jobsWASHINGTON D.C. — Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) congratulates newly elected governors, state lawmakers and members of Congress who will play an important role in shaping the future of clean energy in the United States. As we gear up for #VeteransDay, SEIA is preparing to release a new module for our DEIJ Certification […]

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RE+ 2022: SEIA’s Vision for the Solar+ Decade

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2022 05:00:10 +0000

“At the start of the decade, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced a bold new vision, dubbing the 2020s the Solar+ Decade. SEIA’s goal is for solar energy to comprise 30% of the U.S. electricity mix by 2030. It’s been a turbulent start to the decade, but the story of this vision fundamentally shifted […]

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Yes, US Solar Industry Finds Relief In Inflation Reduction Act

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 19:14:32 +0000

I recently wrote an article titled “Inflation Reduction Act To Give U.S. Solar Energy Industry A Much Needed Boost.” A few days later, the U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) published a press release that said pretty much the same thing. The title: “U.S. Solar Market Ready for Rebound After Tumultuous First Half of 2022.” […]

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13 Top Solar Facts for U.S.A

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 19:04:42 +0000

I recently discovered an infographic from the U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association with a wealth of solar power facts. The graphic is included on the bottom of this piece, but I find it much easier to scroll through the solar energy facts in a straightforward bullet list rather than an infographic, so let’s start with […]

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Americans Want Clean Energy Products Made in the USA. That Goal Is Now Within Reach.

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2022 02:09:30 +0000

For decades, the United States was the undisputed global leader in clean energy technology, but in recent years, American production has fallen behind. Today, there is not a single solar ingot, wafer, or cell manufacturing plant in the United States and only limited capacity for many other solar inputs. If the United States wants to […]

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Solar & Storage Industry Charts Course For U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance Thanks To Inflation Reduction Act

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2022 23:45:10 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released a roadmap with near- and long-term steps to dramatically scale America’s solar manufacturing sector now that the Solar Energy Manufacturing for America Act (SEMA) has passed as part of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The new whitepaper, Catalyzing American Solar Manufacturing, outlines how the […]

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3 Reasons to Invest in Solar During Record Inflation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 03:50:08 +0000

Last month, Americans faced the highest rate of inflation in 40 years. The impact of rising prices is the most obvious in the energy sector, where supply chain constraints and the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine could result in households spending about 23% more on energy and transportation this year than in 2020. That makes for […]

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U.S. Solar & Storage Industry Praises Joe Biden’s Targeted Actions on Community Solar

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 11:01:05 +0000

Following is a comment from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state and regulatory affairs at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on the Biden–Harris administration’s efforts to expand community solar.

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Mississippi Adopts New Solar Net Metering Rules

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 03:10:19 +0000

JACKSON, MS and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) voted to adopt its updated Net Metering and Interconnection Rules. The new rules expand the state’s net metering program by raising the participation cap for rooftop solar and prioritizing solar adoption for low-to-moderate income (LMI) customers, among other steps. Following is a […]

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Seal the #AmericanEnergyDeal: Congress, It’s Time to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 04:11:06 +0000

President Biden entered the Oval Office on the promise of a new energy economy that would revive economic opportunities for American workers, drive down costs and slash emissions. Now, a year and a half later, action is even more urgent. As the window of opportunity narrows for Congress to act, the time is now to […]

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