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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U.S. Solar Trade Association Expands Board of Directors at Pivotal Moment for Solar Industry

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 18:05:02 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Four companies, CEP Renewables, Kiewit Energy Group, Monarch Private Capital, and Moss & Associates, are joining the board of directors of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Additionally, the association named Laura Stern, co-CEO of Nautilus Solar Energy, vice-chair of its executive committee. SEIA’s board of directors now consists of more than […]

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Solar Execs Flock to Washington to Urge Action on Reconciliation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 16:30:48 +0000

Two dozen leading solar industry executives are in Washington this week urging Congress to pass critical clean energy policies in budget reconciliation legislation. This lobbying blitz comes in the wake of President Biden’s executive actions that paused new solar tariffs for 24 months and invoked the Defense Production Act to help support domestic clean energy manufacturing. The […]

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FERC Reveals Interconnection Reforms That Could Unleash Solar Energy Potential

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 19:47:51 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) detailing the proposed interconnection reforms the Commission would like to adopt in order to clear interconnection backlogs and speed clean energy deployment. The proposed rules closely follow joint recommendations that the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and its partners submitted […]

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Solar Executives Flock to Washington to Urge Congressional Action on Reconciliation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 16:31:48 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two dozen leading solar industry executives are in Washington this week urging Congress to pass critical clean energy policies in budget reconciliation legislation. This lobbying blitz comes in the wake of President Biden’s executive actions that paused new solar tariffs for 24 months and invoked the Defense Production Act to help support domestic clean […]

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Solar Energy’s Latest Record Breaker: 5 Takeaways

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 11:00:03 +0000

The US solar results for 2021 are out, and full of good news. At a time when energy and climate change are on our minds even more than usual, here are five takeaways worth holding onto. 1. 2021 was the biggest year ever for solar Solar had a banner year. According to the latest from analysts at Wood Mackenzie (WoodMac) […]

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