WASHINGTON D.C. — The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) submitted comments this week in response to a July Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on transmission reforms and new interconnection rules. The ANOPR presents an opportunity to address several transmission, interconnection and cost allocation issues, clearing the way for more equitable market access for solar and energy storage.
Today the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) on reforms to transmission and interconnection rules for energy projects.
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.
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.
Following is a comment by Tom Kimbis, acting president of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on the agreement by the United States, Mexico and Canada to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by relying on clean energy sources for 50 percent of electricity generation by 2025
In a recent report, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory summarizes the Integrated Resource Plans of major Western U.S. utilities to assess their assumptions about future changes within the electricity markets they serve.
WASHINGTON, DC – A study released today shows ratepayers in North Carolina could see $26 million in energy savings annually if the state were to add 400 megawatts (MW) of wholesale solar and 100 MW of distributed solar generation.
Pursuant to Rules 211 and 214 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) Rules of Practice and Procedure, the Solar Energy Industries Association respectfully submits this protest regarding PacifiCorp’s proposed revisions to its Open Access Transmission Tariff (“OATT”) Schedules 3 and 3A. PacifiCorp proposes to substantially increase its rates for Schedule 3: Regulation and Frequency Response Service, and also asks for differentiated cost recovery to serve variable energy resource (VER) and non-VER generators exporting power from PacifiCorp’s Balancing Authority Area (“BAA”) under Schedule 3A.
SEIA filed with FERC on Final Rule on Integration of Variable Energy Resources in FERC Docket No. RM10-11