With more than 8,000 companies now operating nationwide, solar energy has become one of the fastest-growing industries in America – thanks, in large part, to remarkable growth on both the West and East coasts.
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In an effort to make 'going solar' as effortless and streamlined as possible, SEIA has developed a Guide to Solar Power tailored for residential consumers.
A poll conducted by the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the Muhlenberg Institute of Public Opinion found that 74% of Americans believe state governments should require a certain amount of electricity to be sourced from renewables such as solar.
SEIA is supporting EQ Research in a project to highlight the often long and burdensome utility interconnection process across the country.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has developed a series of model leases and Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for solar customers and installers to use as a template.
North Star Opinion Reseach conducted a poll of Florida voters for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in October of 2014.
Mississippi Power is partnering with Hannah Solar, LLC, and the U.S. Navy to build solar systems at two different locations in the company’s service territory. The U.S. Navy intends to fulfill the Secretary of the Navy's goal to produce one gigawatt of renewable energy.
In a poll conducted in April 2-15 by Zogby Analytics for SolarCity, 74% of Americans polled favored continuing federal tax incentives that support the growth of the solar and wind industries, including 82% of Democrats, two thirds of Republicans (67%) and 72% of Independents.
In May 2014, Morning Consult conducted a poll on public support for renewable energy technologies. The poll found that solar had a 92 percent favorability rating, the highest of any option provided.
In January 2015, Hart Research conducted a poll on behalf of the Center For American Progress. Respondents were asked how much the United States should rely on solar in the next five years.