Solar Industry Statement on Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Report
WASHINGTON D.C. —Today the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis issued a report outlining recent progress made toward addressing the climate crisis and opportunities for further policy action. Following is a statement from Erin Duncan, vice president of congressional affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on the report:
Solar and Storage Industry Statement on Midterm Election Results
Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) congratulates newly elected governors, state lawmakers and members of Congress who will play an important role in shaping the future of clean energy in the United States.
President Biden’s Signature on Historic Inflation Reduction Act Secures America’s Position as the Global Leader on Clean Energy
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, sparking the biggest investment in clean energy ever made in U.S. history. The law contains 10-year tax incentives for solar and storage deployment, investments in domestic solar manufacturing and other critical energy provisions. This law will create a stable policy environment for years to come, helping to grow private investments, create American jobs, and make significant progress on climate change.
House Takes Important Step Forward on Clean Energy Progress by Passing Inflation Reduction Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives approved the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes historic, long-term provisions to decarbonize the electric grid with significant clean energy deployment and domestic manufacturing. Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the House passage:
Senate Ushers in New Era of American Energy Leadership with Inflation Reduction Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act which includes long-term solar and storage tax incentives, investments in domestic solar manufacturing and other critical provisions that will help decarbonize the electric grid with significant clean energy deployment. Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the Senate’s passage of this historic legislation:
Arizona Businesses Press for Final Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 90 Arizona solar and storage businesses sent a letter to Senators Krysten Sinema and Mark Kelly today lauding the potential impact of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) on the state’s clean energy economy and urging Congress to pass the transformative legislation.
IBEW, SEIA Call on Congress to Return to Bargaining Table to Pass Climate Legislation
IBEW president Lonnie Stephenson and SEIA president and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper sent a letter to Congress urging members to continue negotiating on transformative climate and clean energy legislation.
Over 400 Companies Urge Congress to Act as Solar Industry Rallies for Reconciliation Push
WASHINGTON D.C. — The U.S. solar and storage industry and its allies are ramping up a push for Congress to pass a reconciliation bill with historic clean energy deployment and manufacturing provisions. Over 400 solar and storage companies sent a letter to congressional leaders today urging them to pass the legislation as hundreds of clean energy advocates make calls to offices on Capitol Hill.
Solar Executives Flock to Washington to Urge Congressional Action on Reconciliation
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two dozen leading solar industry executives are in Washington this week urging Congress to pass critical clean energy policies in budget reconciliation legislation.
Eighty-five House Members Oppose Commerce Department’s Solar Tariff Investigation
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on a letter from 85 members of the U.S. House of Representatives to President Biden and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on the meritless tariff circumvention case.