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Solar Industry Congratulates U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Her Confirmation

Wednesday, Mar 17 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 confirmation of President Biden’s U.S. Trade Representative nominee, Katherine Tai:

“Productive trade policy is critical for supporting clean energy growth, and today we are excited to congratulate U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on her confirmation to lead on this important work. Misguided solar tariffs have slowed America’s clean energy progress, and we have an opportunity to reverse this mistake and implement smart policies that will boost U.S. manufacturing and create jobs in all sectors of the solar value chain. We look forward to working with USTR Tai to take full advantage of the opportunities the solar industry offers to America’s economic recovery.”

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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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