The U.S. solar industry achieved a critical milestone this year, surpassing 100 gigawatts (GW) of installed electric generating capacity. While the industry continues to experience tremendous growth, rising costs in the solar sector pose a major threat to this momentum. Fortunately, there are smart policy solutions, like investments in domestic manufacturing, that can help.
America is facing an unprecedented opportunity to enact bold federal policies to decarbonize our electric grid and generate hundreds of thousands of quality clean energy jobs. To achieve this, SEIA is mobilizing a nationwide campaign urging leaders in Washington to act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), in support of Senator Jon Ossoff’s proposal for an advanced solar manufacturing production credit: “We greatly appreciate Senator Ossoff’s leadership and support for domestic manufacturing. While the broader U.S. solar industry continues to flourish, America’s solar manufacturing sector has languished. Senator Ossoff’s proposal recognizes this reality. Now is the time to seize the promise of American solar manufacturing.
WASHINGTON D.C.—President Biden announced key actions on several climate issues today, including clean energy jobs, infrastructure, and environmental justice. Following is a statement on these executive orders from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA): “The president has outlined a clear and carefully thought-out vision for addressing the range of climate challenges we face, and I commend and thank him for taking swift action on many of those challenges during the first week of this administration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today the U.S. Trade Representative called for removing Section 201 tariff exclusions for bifacial solar modules. Following is a statement from John Smirnow, vice president of market strategy & general counsel for the Solar Energy Industries Association:
While this trade deal won’t do anything to relax the solar tariffs, it is a positive development for the U.S. solar industry.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today the addition JinkoSolar to its board of directors.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today the addition of a leading solar company to its board of directors. Hanwha Q CELLS, a leading international solar manufacturer is joining SEIA’s board of directors effective immediately.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today that REC Americas, a leading solar manufacturer has joined its board of directors.
In New Video, American Solar Workers Speak to Importance of Industry to Families, Communities and Growth in Other Sectors
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - In front of more than 18,000 people at America’s biggest solar energy event, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) debuted a video profiling the personal stories of American manufacturing workers whose jobs are at risk due to a national trade case initiated by two foreign-owned firms.