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SEIA Applauds California Legislature for Support of Solar

WASHINGTON, DC – Carrie Cullen Hitt, SEIA Senior Vice President of State Affairs, released the following statement today, applauding the California Legislature for its continued support of solar deployment statewide:

“California’s just-completed legislative session was the textbook definition of ‘commitment’ to clean energy.  Four significant solar-related bills were approved by the legislature – and all four are expected to be signed into law by Governor Brown.  California should be congratulated for its smart, forward-looking solar policies, which have already helped to produce nearly 44,000 good-paying solar jobs around the state.  SEIA applauds the legislature and Governor Brown for their leadership, commitment to clean energy and commitment to job creation.”

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About SEIA:
Established in 1974, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA® is building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to make solar a mainstream and significant energy source by expanding markets, removing market barriers strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy. Visit SEIA online at www.seia.org.

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Ken Johnson, kjohnson@seia.org, 202.556.2885

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