This factsheet provides some examples of solar projects financed through long-term clean energy contracts that are reducing federal and state electricity bills.
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Policy at both the federal and state level is critical to the success of America’s solar industry.
This webinar highlights how SEIA works to advance the solar heating and cooling market in the U.S. and how SEIA can benefit your company. Listen to the latest policy updates, understand how to take advantage of the many member benefits, and gain access to the growing U.S. SHC market.
This webinar presents KyotoUSA's Solar Master Plan (SMP) concept for helping schools meet their renewable energy goals. This volunteer-based organization led by Tom Kelly successfully developed SMPs for three East Bay public school districts with assistance from DOE and NREL. The webinar also includes contributions from Clyde Murley.
This fact sheet highlights some statistics from a report by the University of Tennessee Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy on federal energy incentives. The report shows that federal support for solar energy is consistent with support for traditional energy sources.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has published "A Historical Analysis of Investment in Solar Energy Technologies (2000-2007)." This paper explores the private and public investment in solar energy and how it has fueled industry growth.
"Supply Curves for Rooftop Solar PV-Generated Electricity for the United States" shows methods for comparing the relative costs of PV electricity capacity based on solar resources.
The latest Solar Market Insight report from SEIA and GTM Research shows that U.S. solar energy installations soared by 109% in 2011 to 1,855 megawatts.
The SEIA Major Solar Projects List includes ground-mounted solar power plants 1 MW and larger that are operating, under construction, or under development.
The Bureau of Land Management's Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement will guide the development of solar energy generation facilities on public lands.