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Thursday, Feb 06, 2020

SEIA Recommits to Sustainability With 3Degrees Partnership

SEIA and 3Degrees Group, Inc. today announced that they’re entering a partnership to offset electricity use and greenhouse gas emissions associated with SEIA’s events and operations.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

SEIA Partners With WGL Energy to Secure SRECs, Carbon Offsets

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and WGL Energy Services, Inc. (WGL Energy) today announced a new Clean Energy Partnership to green the electricity use and offset the greenhouse gas emissions associated with SEIA’s office, travel and events. Through this partnership, WGL Energy will annually provide SEIA with 373 solar renewable energy credits (SRECs) and 554 Green-e® Climate certified carbon offsets after calculating approximate emissions from SEIA staff travel, commuting, event attendee travel, and office and event electricity usage.

Wednesday, Feb 04, 2015

Sustainable Energy Factbook Shows Huge Growth in Solar

WASHINGTON, DC – Pointing to huge growth in the U.S. solar industry, the 2015 edition of the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, produced for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, was released today. In response to the report, Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) President Rhone Resch said:

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014

Solar Community Organizations and active peer effects in the adoption of residential PV

 Abstract: Solar Community Organizations (SCOs) are formal or informal organizations and citizen groups that help to reduce the barriers to the adoption of residential solar photovoltaic (PV) by (1) providing access to credible and transparent information about the localized benefits of residential PV and (2) actively campaigning to encourage

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

National Solar Schools Census

Do you represent a K-12 school that has gone solar? The Solar Foundation (TSF) wants to hear from you! With support from the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership and the Solar Energy Industries Association, TSF’s National Solar Schools Census effort seeks to build the most comprehensive database yet of K-12 solar schools, understand the challenges schools face in going solar, and learn how solar has been used as a teaching tool in these schools.

Monday, Nov 12, 2012

Largest Solar Power Neighborhood In Southeast Built In New Orleans

The St. Thomas Housing Project had been a somewhat rundown low-income housing project before Hurricane Katrina hit, known primarily for its high crime rate. But now, the area has become the focus of several government agencies working to revitalize it through sustainable and renewable technologies.

Tuesday, Nov 06, 2012

Voters agree on one thing: policies that support solar energy

The best billboard for solar power is a solar panel. People are captivated and inspired by solar panels quietly at work producing clean energy. Last month, Americans saw tens of thousands of these billboards through almost 600 American Solar Energy Society (ASES) tours of homes, municipal buildings and businesses in 38 states, each demonstrating the use of clean, affordable solar power.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012

SEIA Statement on Solar Industry Sustainability Practices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement today in response to Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) releasing its 2012 Solar Scorecard.

Monday, May 21, 2012

U.S. Solar Industry Taking the Lead In Promoting Sustainable Business Practices

Today, leaders of the Solar Energy Industries Association’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Committee announced their 2010 priority issues. The committee met today in Anaheim, Calif., in conjunction with the 2009 Solar Power International conference. Solar energy is acknowledged to be pollution-free and reduces the emissions that cause global warming.

Monday, May 21, 2012

U.S. Solar Industry Urges Action on the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day

Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) President and CEO Rhone Resch today released the following statement in honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

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