EV Charging Initiatives in Vietnam & Utah, 1.5-GW Offshore Wind Farm — Cleantech News Roundup

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2024 02:08:46 +0000

The last few days have shown that EV charging is becoming the new normal, with progress being made on a daily basis, all throughout the world. As one example, Vietnam will be getting an extensive EV charging network courtesy of Porsche and Charge+. On the other side of the world, … [continued]

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USA Solar Panel Manufacturing Capacity Soared 71% in Q1 2024

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2024 01:29:30 +0000

Florida and Texas charge ahead on solar installs while California stumbles due to policy changes WASHINGTON, D.C. — A record-setting 11 gigawatts (GW) of new solar module manufacturing capacity came online in the United States during Q1 2024, the largest quarter of solar manufacturing growth in American history. According to … [continued]

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Now 5 Million Solar Installations Across USA, 5× More Than In 2016

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 28 May 2024 05:37:35 +0000

The U.S. solar power industry, particularly the rooftop arm of the industry, is going through a bit of a tough time at the moment. The country’s biggest solar market — by far — is California, and the industry there has been hit quite hard by the huge solar policy downgrade … [continued]

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SEIA Statement on Biden Administration’s Action to Support American Clean Energy Manufacturing

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 19:15:56 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, the Biden administration announced the results of its statutorily-mandated review of the Section 301 tariffs on China. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on the administration’s announcement:  “SEIA commends the Biden administration for taking … [continued]

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SEIA: Landmarks in the History of Solar Energy in USA

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 03 May 2024 15:57:25 +0000

The history of solar energy is an American success story. Since the creation of the first silicon solar cell 70 years ago, solar leaders have been innovating, improving efficiency, lowering costs, and growing this American-born technology into an essential part of our nation’s energy system.

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Solar & Storage Industry Commends Treasury Dept. for Finalizing Tax Credit Transferability Rule

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2024 04:59:02 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued new guidance on Section 6418 of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that allows clean energy tax credits to be monetized by directly transferring the credit to a taxpaying entity. Following is a statement from Ben Norris, vice president … [continued]

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200 Clean Energy Companies Urge Congress to Pass Siting, Permitting, & Transmission Reform Before 2024 Election

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2024 02:37:18 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — [This week] nearly 200 solar and storage companies sent a letter to congressional leaders calling for legislation to improve permitting, project siting, transmission, and public lands access for solar and solar plus storage projects. Market forecasts show that a range of policy and economic outcomes will determine the volume … [continued]

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FERC Affirms Decision to Hold Utilities Accountable for Interconnection Delays

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 21:02:18 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) affirmed its determination on key provisions in Order No. 2023, its landmark interconnection ruling. In July 2023, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) supported FERC’s proposed interconnection reforms and praised the commission for its efforts to promote accountability and penalize utilities … [continued]

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USA’s Solar & Storage Boom on Display in 2024 State of the Union

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2024 02:10:15 +0000

WASHINGTON D.C. — Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), … [continued]

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U.S. Solar Installations Skyrocket in 2023 in Record-Setting 1st Full Year of Inflation Reduction Act

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2024 04:41:31 +0000

For the first time in history, solar accounts for over 50% of new electricity capacity added to the grid WASHINGTON, … [continued]

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