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Friday, Apr 03, 2020

New York Begins Solar Market Recovery With Permitting Fix for Large Scale Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. and ALBANY, N.Y. – Yesterday, New York State leaders enacted critical, pro-solar provisions as part of the New York state budget. Following is a statement from David Gahl, senior director of state affairs, northeast for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA):

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

Survey Findings: Things are bad and getting worse

As the economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, one thing has become very clear – the solar industry is at risk. A survey of our member companies conducted over the past ten days provides further proof points to this story: the data shows that solar companies and workers are losing business and being put out of work by COVID-19.

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020

Solar Industry Statement on $2 Trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association, on the $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package agreed to by Congress late last night:

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19 Solar Industry Impact Webinar Series

Join SEIA staff experts every Friday for an update on how the coronavirus outbreak is impacting the U.S. solar industry, updates on federal and state legislation, and how to navigate these complex developments.

Monday, Mar 23, 2020

COVID-19 Resource: Options for Small Business

SEIA is advocating strongly for legislation which would provide much-needed assistance to the 75% of solar companies that are small businesses. Learn more about Congressional action and upcoming legislation in the attached factsheet. 

Thursday, Mar 19, 2020

Joint Letter to Congress from SEIA & AWEA

We want to emphasize the critical role our job-creating industries play in the American economy.

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020

SEIA Statement on PJM MOPR Compliance Filing

Following is a statement from Katherine Gensler, vice president of regulatory affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association on PJM Interconnection’s compliance filing to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on how it plans to implement FERC’s order on capacity market pricing, known as the Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR):

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020

Solar Market Insight Report 2019 Year in Review

The quarterly SEIA/Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables U.S. Solar Market InsightTM report shows the major trends in the U.S. solar industry. Learn more about the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report. Released March 17, 2020.

Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

Report Ranks States for Corporate Clean Energy Procurement

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has released the 2020 update to the Corporate Clean Energy Procurement Index. This study shows how some states have improved their rankings by enacting common sense policies regarding domestic clean energy production and therefore are more likely to attract new business development, creating thousands of jobs in their communities.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020

Washington State Passes Bill That Will Improve Solar Recycling Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week the Washington State House and Senate passed a bill that will update the state’s solar recycling policy. This bill will inform the final design and adoption of a comprehensive solar recycling program that is data-driven and considers the lifespan of modules that can last up to 50 years in the field.  Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on the bill passage:

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