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SEIA produces a variety of research and supporting resources for the solar industry, ranging from full reports to short factsheets. This data helps inform policymakers and business leaders alike on the current state of solar and where the industry is headed.

Webinar Archive | Friday, Aug 07, 2020

Catching Up With Solar PV Structural Requirements

This webinar will cover structural-related updates to the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), and referenced structural standard ASCE 7-16; these requirements went into effect this past January and may soon or have been adopted in many jurisdictions.

As Americans continue to grapple with a long overdue reckoning on racial injustice and inequality, the solar industry must ensure that the clean energy transition addresses environmental justice concerns and supports communities that have been historically left behind.

Solar and storage companies have developed a growing interest in receiving compensation for reactive power in projects across the United States.

In response to the landmark passage of the Virginia Clean Economy Act, the Virginia State Corporation Commission opened a docket to gather information from relevant stakeholders about how to implement the energy storage portions of the legislation.

Webinar Archive | Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020

Part 5 - SEIA Summer Webinar Series: Solar Leading the Recovery

Net-metering compensation has been decided as a retail rate matter at the state-by-state level for decades, but a petition recently filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), asked FERC to declare that net metering is subject to FERC’s "exclusive federal jurisdiction over wholesale energy sales.”

The Large-scale Solar Association (LSA) and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) write in support of SB 364 which maintains in statute the state’s constitutional partial property tax exclusion for utility-scale and commercial solar projects.