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Solar Power Northeast: Utility model ‘is not only energy inefficient, it’s financially inefficient’

Solar Power Northeast: Utility model ‘is not only energy inefficient, it’s financially inefficient’

February 13, 2017 at 5:36 pm 3 comments

Before it can take up a larger portion of the grid, solar technology must prove its economic worth, or so we’ve all been told. That is definitely still a charge for the industry going forward, but during the opening session at Solar Power Northeast, Richard Kauffman, New York’s chairman ofRead More

SEIA forms committee to focus on solar in Midwest

SEIA forms committee to focus on solar in Midwest

February 13, 2017 at 10:30 am 0 comments

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) says it is forming a Midwest State Committee in an effort to expand its education and advocacy efforts in the region. The committee will work with SEIA members and allies to make sure that the Midwest is a vital part of the solar revolution.Read More

Check out this new disclosure form to help consumers understand solar deals

Check out this new disclosure form to help consumers understand solar deals

February 3, 2017 at 7:52 am 0 comments

As a central component of its consumer protection initiative, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) created a tool aimed at helping American consumers better understand solar transactions: the SEIA Solar Purchase Disclosure. This first-of-its-kind form will help consumers across all 50 states purchasing solar for their homes, with or withoutRead More

SEIA finds its new president and CEO in the Department of Interior

SEIA finds its new president and CEO in the Department of Interior

January 9, 2017 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Abigail Ross Hopper has been named president and chief executive officer of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and will start Jan. 17. Background Hopper brings to the top post at SEIA extensive leadership experience overseeing federal and state agencies and working with all sides of the political and ideologicalRead More

Solar associations unite to improve access to capital

Solar associations unite to improve access to capital

January 4, 2017 at 11:39 am 0 comments

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Solar Energy Finance Association (SEFA) are joining forces and forming a new entity under SEIA to support wide-scale, low-cost solar deployment through better access to investment capital. Under SEIA, the two entities will better serve their membership and act as a singleRead More

Solar stronger than ever? Q3 2016 breaks PV installation record, but residential slows

Solar stronger than ever? Q3 2016 breaks PV installation record, but residential slows

December 13, 2016 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

The United States solar market just shattered all previous quarterly solar photovoltaic installation records. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Q4 2016 U.S. Solar Market Insight report, 4,143 megawatts (MW) of solar PV were installed in the U.S. in the third quarter of the year,Read More

Meet the newest company to join the SEIA board of directors

Meet the newest company to join the SEIA board of directors

December 2, 2016 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today that Cypress Creek Renewables, a leading provider of local solar farms, has joined SEIA’s board of directors. “Cypress Creek Renewables has quickly become a respected leader and we’re looking forward to benefiting fromRead More

SEIA explores expanding C&I solar sector with new committee, report

SEIA explores expanding C&I solar sector with new committee, report

November 16, 2016 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

The Commercial and Industrial (C&I) sector represents an extraordinary opportunity to deploy solar energy, but has experienced relatively slow growth due to a wide range of complexities in ownership structure, creditworthiness of the end-consumer, and other issues. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and an array of industry experts –Read More

SEIA releases Diversity Best Practices Guide for solar industry

SEIA releases Diversity Best Practices Guide for solar industry

November 15, 2016 at 8:26 am Comments are Disabled

With solar on track to become the most diverse energy source in America, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has released a Diversity Best Practices Guide for the Solar Industry – a guiding tool for organizations looking to implement diversity goals. Complete with recruitment best practices, leadership tips and retentionRead More

Election postmortem: Lots of solar industry worry, but also reasons for hope

Election postmortem: Lots of solar industry worry, but also reasons for hope

November 10, 2016 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Well, that was a fun year of not having to worry about the future prospects of the solar industry. Electing a climate change denier with zero knowledge about energy, one who made countless calls to make fossil fuels great again, to be president makes the (continued) extension of the ITCRead More

 
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