Analysis from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) finds that by making shared solar programs available to households and businesses that currently cannot host on-site photovoltaic (PV) systems shared solar could represent 32 to 49 percent of the distributed photovoltaic market in 2020.
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This policy brief estimates the impacts that current law would have on the solar industry. It also formulates several policy alternatives and estimates their effectiveness at mitigating the negative impacts of the investment tax credit cliff embedded within current law.
On August 12, 2014, SEIA filed comments in response to the IRS Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the definition of real property for the purposes of real estate investment trusts (REITs).
This webinar was an opportunity to review the results and progress of renewable energy bills in states that SEIA is active or monitoring. These states include Massachusetts, California, Arizona, New Jersey, Colorado, New York, Texas, and Nevada. While many of these states legislative sessions had concluded, and final results of bills are available, some were still in session – and status updates were provided.
Solar plays a critical role in making the military’s energy supply more secure, distributed, affordable and independent. The DoD has committed to meet 25% of its energy needs with renewable energy by 2025.
On April 15, 2013, SEIA submitted comments to the House Ways and Means Committee's Energy Tax Reform Working Group.
This fact sheet describes the Right-of-Way approval process that federal agencies have developed to authorize use of public lands for utility-scale solar energy developments.
Long-term clean energy contracting for federal agencies helps to create private-sector jobs, shift federal energy use away from foreign sources, hedge against rises in electricity rates and reduce federal electricity expenses.