Post Tagged with: "SEIA"

Recurrent Energy joins solar industry association board of directors

Recurrent Energy joins solar industry association board of directors

November 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, announced that Recurrent Energy, a leading utility-scale project developer, is now a member of SEIA’s Board of Directors. “This is a critical point in time for the U.S. solar industry and having the guidance,Read More

Three takeaways from SEIA white paper on financing C&I solar with C-PACE

Three takeaways from SEIA white paper on financing C&I solar with C-PACE

October 30, 2017 at 11:49 am 0 comments

The commercial and industrial (C&I) sector remains the biggest opportunity for solar, but also the most frustrating to finance. We looked at some boutique financing concepts in our Sept./Oct. issue, and last week the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Alta Energy jointly released a white paper highlighting an underutilized financing tool: CommercialRead More

Powering Puerto Rico: Solar industry helps restore, maintain power post hurricanes

Powering Puerto Rico: Solar industry helps restore, maintain power post hurricanes

October 25, 2017 at 9:42 am 0 comments

The solar industry has been active in efforts to supply Puerto Rico with power after the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Sunnova Energy Corp. has been particularly active, as the largest residential solar provider in Puerto Rico (just under 10,000 systems installed), by sending energy storage systems (batteries) toRead More

SEIA: Massachusetts net metering cap stalls $78 million in potential solar projects

SEIA: Massachusetts net metering cap stalls $78 million in potential solar projects

October 10, 2017 at 9:26 am 0 comments

More than $78 million in solar projects are on hold in Massachusetts, according to new analysis from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). SEIA and Massachusetts partner organizations convened at the State Capitol on Oct. 3 to testify in support of two bills that would raise the net metering caps. TheRead More

Study shows where solar industry diversity falls short

Study shows where solar industry diversity falls short

September 25, 2017 at 11:49 am 0 comments

Not a newsflash: White guys have it better than women and people of color when it comes to job opportunities and pay. What is noteworthy is the new research from The Solar Foundation in partnership with the Solar Energy Industries Association’s Women’s Empowerment Committee that provides statistically significant evidence ofRead More

Solar industry sees best second quarter yet, up 8 percent year over year

Solar industry sees best second quarter yet, up 8 percent year over year

September 10, 2017 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

As the solar industry awaits its uncertain ITC future, its present remains prosperous. The U.S. solar market continued its years-long expansion in the second quarter of 2017 as the industry installed 2,387 MW of solar photovoltaics (PV), the largest total in a second quarter to date. This tops Q1’s totalRead More

Solar industry groups criticize the California Public Utilities Commission rate case decision

Solar industry groups criticize the California Public Utilities Commission rate case decision

September 1, 2017 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

The California Public Utilities Commission voted to adopt San Diego’s General Rate Case after revising the decision earlier this month, and the decision did not please the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) or the California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA). Both solar advocacy groups criticized the decision as being unsupported byRead More

Bipartisan group of lawmakers urge ITC to oppose solar tariffs

Bipartisan group of lawmakers urge ITC to oppose solar tariffs

August 11, 2017 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A bipartisan group of 16 senators and 53 members of the House of Representatives sent open letters to U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Chairman Rhonda Schmidtlein urging the ITC to reject a petition that would slap tariffs on imported solar panels and cells. “Solar companies in our states believe theRead More

SEIA submits prehearing brief on Suniva petition to ITC — read the summary here

SEIA submits prehearing brief on Suniva petition to ITC — read the summary here

August 9, 2017 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association submitted its prehearing brief to the U.S. International Trade Commission ITC in the injury phase of the global safeguard investigation of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) cells and modules. Here is the executive summary: Background SEIA fully respects the purpose of Section 201 and the legitimacyRead More

Political solar news roundup: Utah net metering fight, ITC case stalls Minn. PV plant, SEIA adds to board

Political solar news roundup: Utah net metering fight, ITC case stalls Minn. PV plant, SEIA adds to board

August 7, 2017 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Utah rooftop solar installs in standstill The Utah rooftop solar rate debate is reaching its peak, and thus creating uncertainty in the local market. Last November, Rocky Mountain Power proposed charging solar rooftop customers installation fees and nearly triple monthly customer charges and peak-time usage, which the solar industry and solarRead More