New BLM Rules Would Reduce Renewable Energy Fees, Speed Deployment On US Public Lands

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2023 23:28:53 +0000

CleanTechnica-Solar-Panel-Farm-1-scaled watermarkWASHINGTON, DC — This week, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) formally published new proposed rules governing leasing and rental rates for renewable energy projects on public lands. The new leasing rules adopt many of the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA’s) suggestions and will help to speed renewable energy deployment on public lands and […]

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Solar Market Sets New Record In 1st Quarter In USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2023 19:10:50 +0000

Solar power is going strong again in the USA, and the first quarter set a new record for the amount of solar power that was installed in the first quarter of a year. In total, 6.1 gigawatts (6100 megawatts) of solar power capacity were installed last quarter, according to the latest US Solar Market Insight […]

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Empowering New Wave of Incoming Solar Customers

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 02 Jun 2023 02:51:06 +0000

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is releasing a suite of new and updated resources for consumers to meet the increase in demand for solar power created by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). With the IRA’s incentives in place and energy bills weighing on family budgets, consumers are eager to add […]

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President Joe Biden Saves USA’s Solar Energy Economy with Solar Tariff Veto

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 17 May 2023 15:07:43 +0000

Official White House photo by David Lienemann.Message to the House of Representatives — President’s Veto of H.J. Res. 39 TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: “I am returning herewith without my approval H.J. Res. 39, a resolution that would disapprove the Department of Commerce’s rule titled ‘Procedures Covering Suspension of Liquidation, Duties and Estimated Duties in Accord With Presidential Proclamation 10414.’ “For […]

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Flipping The Script On The Public Health & Wealth-Building Benefits Of Clean Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 16:05:38 +0000

rooftop solar panelsThe United States is entering a new era powered by abundant, low-cost clean energy. By 2030, solar energy can meet 30% of US electricity generation while creating $100 billion of annual economic investment and supporting one million family-sustaining jobs. This vision is achievable, but without attention and action, historical injustices in America’s energy sector will […]

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Solar In Sports: Major League Sports Venues Across America Tap Into Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 09 Feb 2023 18:35:38 +0000

Millions around the country will gather in front of their screens this weekend to witness the biggest football game of the year, but they may not realize that the Kansas City and Philadelphia teams have solar powered stadiums. While this may be a historic Super Bowl with two Black quarterbacks starting in the big game, […]

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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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