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Solar Industry Congratulates Secretary Deb Haaland on Her Historic Confirmation

Monday, Mar 15 2021

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the U.S. Senate’s historic confirmation of President Biden’s Interior secretary nominee, Deb Haaland:

“Secretary Haaland’s confirmation is a historic moment for our country as we confront the existential threat of climate change. Secretary Haaland is a respected leader who will bring tremendous experience to managing America’s public lands, which hold considerable potential to address our energy and climate challenges. We look forward to working with Secretary Haaland on a range of issues, including responsible solar development on public lands and policies that localize the benefits of these projects.”

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About SEIA®: 

The Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA) is leading the transformation to a clean energy economy, creating the framework for solar to achieve 20% of U.S. electricity generation by 2030. SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies and other strategic partners to fight for policies that create jobs in every community and shape fair market rules that promote competition and the growth of reliable, low-cost solar power. Founded in 1974, SEIA is a national trade association building a comprehensive vision for the Solar+ Decade through research, education and advocacy. Visit SEIA online at www.seia.org and follow @SEIA on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram

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Morgan Lyons, SEIA's Senior Communications Manager, mlyons@seia.org (202) 556-2872

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