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Monday, Oct 15, 2018

SEIA Revamps the Premier Tax Manual for the Solar Industry

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.

Tuesday, Oct 09, 2018

SEIA Releases New Go-To Guide for Residential Installations

SEIA has released an updated Installation Best Practices Guide for Residential Portfolios, a vital document for all parties involved in a solar transaction.

Friday, Oct 05, 2018

SEIA: Michigan Ruling Creates Some Much-Needed Certainty for the State’s Solar Market

Today, the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) issued a ruling finalizing the rates and standard contract terms that Consumers Energy Co., one of Michigan’s largest investor-owned utilities, must pay for energy and capacity from solar energy facilities and other independent power producers under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA).

Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018

Solar Industry Welcomes 2018 Virginia Energy Plan and Commitments to Expand Solar Energy

Today, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam released the 2018 Virginia Energy Plan, which included a detailed strategy to increase access to solar and expand solar production in the state.

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

Massachusetts Clean Energy Advocates Welcome SMART Program Order

BOSTON, Mass. - Massachusetts solar advocates are pleased to see that the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has issued its Order on the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program. This will not only enable the launch of the program, it will allow the Massachusetts’ solar industry to begin to invest in new projects and return much-needed solar jobs to the Commonwealth.

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

SEIA Unveils Brand New Membership Structure, Streamlined Online Form

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today announced the roll out of an updated membership structure that makes it easier and more affordable than ever to join the national trade association for the U.S. solar industry.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

New Poll Shows Solar Is the Favored Form of Electricity Nationwide

More than three-quarters of voters across party lines want to see their electric utilities invest more in solar energy – the most favored form of electricity among those polled -- and they want more action by the government to encourage the use of both large and small-scale solar power, according to fresh polling on people’s attitudes about energy.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Solar Industry Unveils Campaign to Streamline Solar Permitting

As Solar Power International kicks off in California, the U.S. solar industry is taking a major step toward alleviating one of the biggest hurdles to installing solar on homes and businesses – cumbersome and inconsistent permitting and inspection processes.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018

SEIA Supports Proposal to Make Storage Projects Eligible for Solar Investment Tax Credit

A statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association, in support of policy advocated by Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Michael Bennet, (D-Colo.) in a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. The policy would expand the universe of storage projects that are eligible for the Solar Investment Tax Credit.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018

SEIA, HBCU Coalition Join in National Effort to Increase Diversity of Solar Industry’s Workforce

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.

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