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Thursday, Aug 04, 2022

Solar and Storage Industry Backs Banking Reforms that Bolster Equitable Clean Energy Deployment

Today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is urging banking regulators to expand the use of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to include financing support for solar and storage projects of all sizes.

Thursday, Aug 04, 2022

SEIA Comments on the Community Reinvestment Act

In comments submitted on August 4, 2022, the Solar Energy Industries Association urges banking regulators to expand use of the CRA to include financing support for solar and storage projects of all sizes. 

Monday, Jul 18, 2022

Safer, Faster, Cheaper: How SolarAPP+ Is Cutting Through Bureaucracy to Boost Solar Deployment

A residential solar home in Denver, Colorado.  More than half a million residential solar systems were installed in the United States in 2021, representing a 30% year-over-year uptick in installed solar capacity. This is great news for households looking to both stabilize and lower their energy costs, but for the thousands of local jurisdictions responsible for permitting and inspecting each and every system to ensure code compliance, this flood of new projects can quickly become a bureaucratic nightmare.  

Friday, Jun 24, 2022

Managing Growth

Thursday, Jun 16, 2022

FERC Reveals Interconnection Reforms That Could Unleash Solar Energy Potential

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) detailing the proposed interconnection reforms the Commission would like to adopt in order to clear interconnection backlogs and speed clean energy deployment. 

Thursday, Jun 16, 2022

Solar Executives Flock to Washington to Urge Congressional Action on Reconciliation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two dozen leading solar industry executives are in Washington this week urging Congress to pass critical clean energy policies in budget reconciliation legislation.

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022

Interconnection Whitepaper Details Near Term Reforms Needed to Extricate Hundreds of Gigawatts of Solar Power

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released a whitepaper detailing the extensive interconnection reforms needed to rapidly decarbonize the electricity grid. Across the country state and federal leaders are doubling down on their clean energy goals, but distribution utilities and regional transmission organizations (RTOs) are struggling to keep up with overflowing interconnection queues. 

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022

Lessons from the Front Line: Principles and Recommendations for Large-scale and Distributed Energy Interconnection Reform

The United States solar industry continues to rapidly expand, but outdated interconnection policies pose a major threat to solar and storage deployment across the nation. Because solar power is one of the lowest-cost resources for electricity and because solar paired with storage is also a way for customers to supply their own clean power and save money when compared with distribution utility costs, applications to interconnect solar and energy storage projects have skyrocketed.

Monday, Jun 13, 2022

Joint Comments on Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation

The Solar Energy Industries Association filed joint comments in response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Docket No. RM21-17-000) on regional transmission planning, cost allocation, and interconnection for electric generators

Tuesday, Jun 07, 2022

Solar Market Insight Report 2022 Q2

The quarterly SEIA/Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables U.S. Solar Market Insight report shows the major trends in the U.S. solar industry. Learn more about the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report. Released June 7, 2022.

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