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House and Senate both introduce bills with five-year extension of Solar Investment Tax Credit

House and Senate both introduce bills with five-year extension of Solar Investment Tax Credit

July 25, 2019 at 3:51 pm 1 comment

Alert from the Solar Energy Industries Association: Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Representatives Mike Thompson (D-CA), Paul Cook (R-CA), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced companion bills with a five-year 30% extension of Section 48 and Section 25D Solar Investment Tax Credits (ITC). The Renewable Energy Extension Act will callRead More

Apple, Amazon top list of corporate buyers of solar energy in the United States in 2018

Apple, Amazon top list of corporate buyers of solar energy in the United States in 2018

July 25, 2019 at 8:34 am 0 comments

Tech giant Apple is now the leading procurer of corporate solar in the United States with nearly 400 megawatts (MW) of total installed capacity, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association’s Solar Means Business 2018 report. This report puts the power of corporate commitments to clean energy on display, asRead More

California’s renewable industries support a bill to stabilize utilities while holding them accountable

California’s renewable industries support a bill to stabilize utilities while holding them accountable

July 1, 2019 at 11:37 am 0 comments

California’s wind, solar, geothermal, and bioenergy industries are commending California Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders for introducing legislation to stabilize California’s energy markets in the wake of unprecedented wildfires and climate catastrophes.  The recently introduced AB 1054 is designed to both stabilize and hold accountable the state’s largest utilitiesRead More

Soft cost reduction on the way? NREL developing automated solar permitting software

Soft cost reduction on the way? NREL developing automated solar permitting software

July 1, 2019 at 11:24 am 0 comments

The Solar Foundation and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) tell us they are teaming with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), among other national residential solar companies and nonprofits, to develop new automated permit software for distributed solar and storage. If all goes according to plan, this could beRead More

Solar module manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS joins SEIA board of directors

Solar module manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS joins SEIA board of directors

June 24, 2019 at 11:27 am 0 comments

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, announced the addition of Hanwha Q CELLS, a leading international solar manufacturer is joining SEIA’s board of directors effective immediately. “Hanwha Q CELLS is at the forefront of the solar industry’s cutting-edge innovation, manufacturingRead More

SEIA calls its shot: In the next decade, solar can hit 20 percent of all electricity generation

SEIA calls its shot: In the next decade, solar can hit 20 percent of all electricity generation

May 16, 2019 at 3:08 pm 1 comment

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is turning its attention to the 2020s, officially designating the upcoming decade The Solar+ Decade. More than a moniker, SEIA is coupling the name with policy objectives and benchmarks in a roadmap for solar to hit 20 percent of all electricity generation by 2030.Read More

The U.S. surpasses 2 million solar installations (which will double by 2023)

The U.S. surpasses 2 million solar installations (which will double by 2023)

May 9, 2019 at 5:01 am Comments are Disabled

The U.S. is now home to more than 2 million solar PV installations, according to Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The mark comes just three years after the industry completed its 1 millionth installation, a feat that took 40 years to accomplish. “TheRead More

Solar industry groups push for more diversity with best practices guide, #DiversityChallenge

Solar industry groups push for more diversity with best practices guide, #DiversityChallenge

May 6, 2019 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

Solar companies are doing a better job of tracking employee demographics and generally provide positive work environments for their employees, but senior leadership in the industry lacks diversity and gaps remain in wages and job satisfaction, according to a comprehensive study by The Solar Foundation, in partnership with the SolarRead More

Residential solar market growth driven by ‘diverse mix of national, regional installers’ in 2018

Residential solar market growth driven by ‘diverse mix of national, regional installers’ in 2018

March 13, 2019 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

The U.S. Solar Market Insight 2018 Year-in-Review Report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) mostly showed the initial uncertainty / impact of the tariffs on utility-scale and non-residential solar and how the future is super bright going forward in general (doubling capacity inRead More

Solar Frontier Americas continues to develop its pipeline of over 1 gigawatt of utility scale solar power generation plants

The U.S. solar industry survived the Trump tariffs. Here are five stats to prove it

March 13, 2019 at 8:50 am Comments are Disabled

Here are the key numbers in the just released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2018 Year-in-Review Report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). 10.6 GW This is the amount of solar PV capacity that came online in 2018 — the third year in aRead More