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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.

A coalition of clean energy advocacy organizations have sent a letter to Massachusetts Senate President Karen Spilka and House Speaker Robert DeLeo strongly opposing Section 15H of the House Act Creating a 2050 Roadmap to a Clean and Thriving Commonwealth (H. 4993), which would authorize utilities to construct, operate and own solar projects.

Fact Sheet | Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020

A Clean Energy Vision for 2021 & the 117th Congress

The United States faces a momentous election in 2020. Regardless of the outcome, 2021 will be a pivotal time for the federal government to take steps that increase the deployment of renewable energy, address climate change, and create economic opportunity nationwide.

The solar industry stands to benefit from a more diverse, robust and resilient workforce as we continue to emerge from COVID19 disruptions and expand our industry’s role as a mainstream part of the American energy sector. Veterans and transitioning service members have the leadership experience and critical thinking skills that are essential in today’s fast-changing world.

Webinar Archive | Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020

Scaling SolarAPP+ Nationwide: Demo and Outreach Strategy

SolarAPP+ (Solar Automated Permit Processing) is an online solar permitting tool that will make the process of going solar easier and cheaper for customers, and allow local governments to quickly and safely approve applications. Join this free webinar to see a live demo of the program, hear an update on its development, and learn how you can get involved.

Webinar Archive | Monday, Sep 28, 2020

SEIA Codes & Standards Symposium

Join codes & standards professionals the 4th annual SEIA Codes & Standards Symposium! Our experts will provide insight into the transition to new and improved building and energy codes that impact solar installation, identifying key considerations for designers, engineers, marketers, and policy professionals. ​​​

Testimony | Friday, Sep 18, 2020

Petition for Review: FERC Order No. 872

On September 17, 2020, SEIA filed a petition for review with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals of FERC Order No. 872, which unlawfully discourages the development of qualifying facilities (QF) under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA).  

Renewable Energy Deployment | Solar Policy | Utility-Scale Solar