Post Tagged with: "SEIA"

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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

SEIA urges New York PSC to approve VDER changes proposed in Department of Public Services white paper

SEIA urges New York PSC to approve VDER changes proposed in Department of Public Services white paper

February 26, 2019 at 8:24 am Comments are Disabled

A coalition of clean energy organizations led by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) filed supportive comments on the New York Department of Public Service’s (DPS) white paper regarding the future of large commercial solar and community solar projects. SEIA urged the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) to swiftlyRead More

Illinois’ solar energy policy (and job growth) is an example for other Midwest states

Illinois’ solar energy policy (and job growth) is an example for other Midwest states

February 13, 2019 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

Illinois outpaced 48 states in solar jobs growth in 2018, adding 1,308 jobs in a single year, according to The Solar Foundation’s latest National Solar Jobs Census. The 37 percent increase moves Illinois ahead of other Midwest states in solar employment and established the state’s solar workforce as the 13th-largestRead More

Solar Power Northeast takeaways: Solar’s Catch-22 options for navigating politicians, utilities and the public

Solar Power Northeast takeaways: Solar’s Catch-22 options for navigating politicians, utilities and the public

February 11, 2019 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

The Northeast is a mature solar market already, but how can it keep on growing from here? Solar Power Northeast in Boston last week offered some ideas, but to me, mostly highlighted the complex utility-politician-public dynamic that leads to a lot of Catch 22 solutions. See if you can followRead More

SEIA promotes bill to revamp South Carolina’s outdated energy market rules

SEIA promotes bill to revamp South Carolina’s outdated energy market rules

January 8, 2019 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

The solar industry has had its sights set on South Carolina since the ball dropped. There was this broad coalition urging action within the first 100 days of 2019, and now SEIA is following up, urging South Carolina’s Legislature to pass Senate Bill 332 (sponsored by Senator Tom Davis, R-Beaufort)Read More