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Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

Over 300 Communities in 40 States Now “Open for Solar Business”

From Anchorage, Alaska, to Sarasota, Florida, more than 300 local governments have now met national benchmarks for encouraging the growth of solar energy and removing barriers to solar market development.

Monday, Sep 09, 2019

Federal Legislation Will Streamline Solar Permitting, Grow Clean Energy Economy

The American Energy Opportunity Act will create jobs, make U.S. energy more resilient, and reduce carbon emissions

Wednesday, Aug 02, 2017

New Opportunities for Solar Abound by Improving Distribution Planning

It’s a new era for the United States electric grid and in the second paper in a series on grid modernization, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) tackles the need for improved distribution planning and operations.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

DOE Secretary, Senate Majority Leader Tout Solar's Benefits

LAS VEGAS, NV – Calling solar "critical to the United States" when it comes to meeting its future carbon reduction goals, Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today delivered the keynote address at Solar Power International (SPI), the largest solar trade show in America, co-sponsored by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). "Cost reduction, as we have seen dramatically in solar energy, is very much a part of shaping our clean energy future," Moniz said. "We've seen costs of modules decline by nearly 80 percent.

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013

SEIA Applauds FERC Small Generation Interconnection Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Saying it will help to spur solar deployment nationwide, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) praised a new rule approved today by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that will expedite and reduce the cost of solar project interconnection, while maintaining the reliability and safety of the electric grid.

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

Comments of the Solar Energy Industries Association on MA D.P.U. 12‐120

RE: D.P.U. No. 12‐120 Investigation by the Department of Public Utilities on its own motion regarding the service quality guidelines established in Service Quality Standards for Electric Distribution Companies and Local Gas Distribution Companies, D.T.E. 99‐84 (2001) and amended in Service Quality Standards for Electric Distribution Companies and Local Gas Distribution Companies, D.T.E. 04‐ 116 (2007).

Tuesday, Jan 08, 2013

NREL: Updating Small Generator Interconnection Procedures for New Market Conditions

This report recommends reforms to federal and state interconnection procedures to meet the demands of a growing national marketplace for solar photovoltaic (PV) and other small renewable generators that interconnect to electric distribution systems.

Thursday, Jun 07, 2012

SEIA Presentation on Interconnection Reform to NJ Board of Public Utilities

Presentation to New Jersey Board of Public Utilities IX/NEM Working Group on June 7, 2012.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

SEIA Responds to California Utility Comments on Interconnection Filing

SEIA letter to FERC in response to comments from CA utilities on the SEIA interconnection proposal sent on May 8, 2012.

Monday, Apr 30, 2012

FERC Modifies PJM's Rules to Expedite Interconnection Study Process

A FERC order to modify PJM's rules on interconnection represents significant win for solar.

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