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SEIA joins in Day of Understanding as part of its diversity, inclusion mission

SEIA joins in Day of Understanding as part of its diversity, inclusion mission

December 7, 2018 at 10:11 am 0 comments

The Solar Energy Industries Association is one of more than 150 organizations participating in the “Day of Understanding” hosted by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion to address bias and increase understanding in the workplace and beyond. SEIA will engage its employees in an open conversation about key issues surroundingRead More

A ton of solar companies are set to blitz Capitol Hill today to educate, advocate

A ton of solar companies are set to blitz Capitol Hill today to educate, advocate

December 6, 2018 at 9:38 am 0 comments

Led by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), today nearly 70 solar companies are visiting the offices of more than 100 members of Congress in an educational advocacy blitz called Solar Shines on the Hill Day. Solar workers from across the nation will be meeting with members of Congress andRead More

Solar Energy Industries Association solidifies Puerto Rico solar, storage association as official affiliate

Solar Energy Industries Association solidifies Puerto Rico solar, storage association as official affiliate

December 4, 2018 at 10:34 am 0 comments

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced that the Solar & Energy Storage Association of Puerto Rico (SESA-PR) is now an official SEIA affiliate. “This partnership was a natural outgrowth following the solar industry’s response to last year’s devastating hurricanes,” said Abigail Ross Hopper, SEIA’s president and CEO. “By workingRead More

SEIA urges Congress to add storage to ITC eligibility this year

SEIA urges Congress to add storage to ITC eligibility this year

November 27, 2018 at 8:52 am 0 comments

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), alongside a broad coalition of energy trade and advocacy organizations, filed a letter urging Congress to modify the tax code to include energy storage as an eligible technology for the investment tax credit (ITC). Following is a statement on the effort from SEIA presidentRead More

SEIA updates Solar Tax Manual for first time since 2016

SEIA updates Solar Tax Manual for first time since 2016

October 15, 2018 at 10:16 am 0 comments

Known throughout the industry as the must-have guide for solar tax and finance issues, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is now releasing Version 9.0, the first comprehensive update of the SEIA Solar Tax Manual since 2016. Among several updates, the new guide incorporates the commence construction guidance issued byRead More

Six solar industry storylines to watch from Solar Power International 2018

Six solar industry storylines to watch from Solar Power International 2018

October 2, 2018 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Your Solar Builder editor entered the whirlwind of news, numbers and handshaking that is Solar Power International and emerged with a notepad filled with gibberish. What language is this? What secrets does it hold? We sent it to a forensics lab, the archaeological department at Oxford and the guy withRead More

Solar industry leaders launch new initiative to automate solar project permitting

Solar industry leaders launch new initiative to automate solar project permitting

September 24, 2018 at 8:10 am Comments are Disabled

A big issue still holding back the U.S. solar industry in areas around the country is cumbersome and inconsistent permitting and inspection processes. This is an issue we covered in-depth in “Shadow Costs,” the cover feature of our Sept./Oct. issue. With the support of industry leaders, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)Read More

SEIA, HBCU Coalition launch effort to increase diversity in solar industry

SEIA, HBCU Coalition launch effort to increase diversity in solar industry

September 19, 2018 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

With a goal of making the solar workforce and solar communities more diverse, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Community Development Action Coalition (HBCU-CDAC) have begun a new effort to increase recruitment of African-American students into the industry. SEIA and the HBCU-CDAC, haveRead More

Leading U.S. roofing contractor joins SEIA board of directors

Leading U.S. roofing contractor joins SEIA board of directors

August 2, 2018 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, announced that PetersenDean, a leading U.S. roofing and solar power contractor, has joined SEIA’s board of directors. Gary Liardon, President of Consumer Group Nationwide at PetersenDean, will serve as a director. Based in Fremont,Read More

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Massachusetts bill passes to stop Eversource demand charge but doesn’t address net metering

August 1, 2018 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

Massachusetts lawmakers passed An Act to Advance Clean Energy yesterday that will pretty much do what it says, with one really important victory for the solar industry, and one potential setback. The victory was a call for Eversource to revise the demand charge it tried to impose (this was theRead More