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Thursday, Apr 16, 2020

SEIA Statement on USTR Calling to Remove Tariff Exclusions for Bifacial Solar Modules

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: 

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020

U.S. Polysilicon Producers Get Relief in Latest Trump Trade Deal

While this trade deal won’t do anything to relax the solar tariffs, it is a positive development for the U.S. solar industry.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

Leading Solar Manufacturer Joins SEIA’s Board of Directors

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.

Friday, Jun 21, 2019

Hanwha Q CELLS America Joins SEIA’s 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.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019

Solar Leader REC Group Joins SEIA’s Board of Directors

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.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017

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.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

Broad, Bipartisan Opposition to Solar Tariffs as ITC Hears Trade Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Led by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the solar industry, elected officials and U.S. trading partners argued today against Suniva’s bid for trade relief at a packed International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing. Hundreds of American solar workers concerned about their jobs attended the hearing.

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

Solar Industry Expects Loss of 88,000 Jobs in U.S. Next Year if Government Rules in Company’s Favor in Trade Case

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the solar industry, said today that an estimated 88,000 jobs, about one-third of the current American solar workforce, would be lost if Suniva gets trade protections proposed in its petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

SEIA Opposes Section 201 Petition

Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on Suniva's filing today of a Section 201 petition with the International Trade Commission:

Thursday, Mar 03, 2016

SEIA Forms New Committee Dedicated to PV Mounting System Manufacturers

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today announced the formation of the PV Mounting System Manufacturers Committee (MSMC). This committee will work with other SEIA members to ensure the industry is working together to advance solar products, services and policies. It will bring together manufacturers of the components that literally hold the solar industry together.

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