Post Tagged with: "SEIA"

International Trade Commission to take up Suniva case

International Trade Commission to take up Suniva case

May 24, 2017 at 7:46 am 0 comments

The first phase in this fairly quick trade protectionist 201 petition process initiated by Suniva is complete — the International Trade Commission has decided to take the case and will be considering it over the next four months. If it decides there was injury, it has two months to suggest a remedy.Read More

SEIA explains plan to lead fight against Suniva petition, remedies for the future

SEIA explains plan to lead fight against Suniva petition, remedies for the future

May 15, 2017 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) hosted a call to elaborate on its position regarding Suniva’s petition filed with the ITC. The main message is SEIA plans to lead whatever charge is needed to inform the ITC and see that the ITC does not find injury. “Our role as aRead More

Solar legislation update: Indiana kills residential solar; Florida close to tax exemptions

Solar legislation update: Indiana kills residential solar; Florida close to tax exemptions

May 8, 2017 at 11:52 am 0 comments

First, the bad news. Indiana says goodbye to net metering Unofficially the most-talked-about bill in the solar industry, Indiana’s SB 309 was officially passed and signed into law, just before the end of the legislative session. The bill lost some of its teeth from a total “buy all; sell all”Read More

Winning the Midwest: We look at how a new solar market is forming in the Midwest

Winning the Midwest: We look at how a new solar market is forming in the Midwest

May 8, 2017 at 8:35 am 2 comments

You’ve probably heard, but more solar is being installed than ever before. As the cost of solar dropped the last decade, the economic case in areas of the country with high electricity prices was simple. This isn’t the case in the Midwest, where energy costs are lower, which keeps everyoneRead More

SEIA meets with Rick Perry to talk solar innovations, storage and future of the grid

SEIA meets with Rick Perry to talk solar innovations, storage and future of the grid

April 17, 2017 at 9:35 am 1 comment

As competitive as solar energy prices have become, political energy is still the most influential factor for industry growth. There is a lot of bulletin board material for the industry to crow about — like these job reports — but changing hearts and minds takes time. The Solar Energy IndustriesRead More

Solar public relations boost: SEIA launches new education campaign

Solar public relations boost: SEIA launches new education campaign

March 29, 2017 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

The gap between the public’s knowledge of the value of solar energy and the reality is shrinking, but is still fairly significant. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) hopes to shrink it further by launching a nationwide consumer education campaign to inform and protect solar consumers while further simplifying theRead More

Massachusetts extends Solar Renewable Energy Credit program (is net metering cap next?)

Massachusetts extends Solar Renewable Energy Credit program (is net metering cap next?)

March 24, 2017 at 8:33 am Comments are Disabled

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has announced plans to extend the Commonwealth’s successful Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC 2) program until it completes a long-term replacement. Since its inception, the SREC 2 program has led Massachusetts to more than 1,600 megawatts of solar development and supported thousands ofRead More

SEIA to host inaugural solar Codes & Standards Symposium

SEIA to host inaugural solar Codes & Standards Symposium

March 1, 2017 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is hosting its inaugural Codes & Standards Symposium Mar. 7-8, gathering the industry and stakeholders in Santa Barbara, Calif., to discuss the patchwork of requirements to install solar on homes and buildings. The event comes after a year of torrid growth for solar, whichRead More

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 1 comment

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

 
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