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Texas Legislature Introduces Bill that Could Improve Rooftop Solar Access and Customer Choice

Monday, Feb 01 2021

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AUSTIN, TX and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following is a statement from Nakhia Crossley, central region director and counsel at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on new legislation that would improve rooftop solar access in Texas:

“The solar industry commends Senator Menendez for filing the Solar Customer Protection legislation this session and for continuing to support rooftop solar access and use for all Texans. This legislation will make sure solar customers receive the information they need to make informed decisions and will prohibit municipalities from unreasonably restricting the right of citizens to choose their own energy source. This legislation will ultimately support energy independence for consumers and help bring even more jobs and solar to the Lone Star state.” 

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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

Media Contact: 

Jen Bristol, SEIA's Director of Communications, jbristol@seia.org (202) 556-2886

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