ANAHEIM, Calif. — As the U.S. solar and storage industry gathers for the first time in three years at RE+ 2022, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is laying out a renewed vision for the next decade of clean energy advocacy after a chain of policy successes, from President Biden’s solar tariff proclamation to the historic Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
If the United States wants to achieve its energy security and climate goals while creating well-paying jobs in the clean energy economy, building a robust solar and storage manufacturing base here in America is non-negotiable.
With Major Policy Win, Solar and Storage Industry Charts Course for a U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released a roadmap with near- and long-term steps to dramatically scale America’s solar manufacturing sector now that the Solar Energy Manufacturing for America Act (SEMA) has passed as part of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
On August 16, 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law by President Biden after passing both chambers of Congress. This summary reflects what is in the final draft of this legislation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act which includes long-term solar and storage tax incentives, investments in domestic solar manufacturing and other critical provisions that will help decarbonize the electric grid with significant clean energy deployment. Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the Senate’s passage of this historic legislation: