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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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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

 
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