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Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021

Solar Industry Doubles Down on Solar+ Decade Goal, Targets 30% Solar by 2030

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is increasing its goal for Solar+ Decade, aiming for solar to account for 30% of U.S. electricity generation by 2030. The organization’s previous goal was 20% by 2030, and this revision aligns with the Biden administration’s clean energy targets while accounting for the growing urgency to tackle climate change and reduce carbon emissions in the electricity sector.

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Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

FERC Study: Solar Remained a Reliable Electricity Source During Texas Blackouts

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state and regulatory affairs on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC’s) report on the February 2021 blackouts in Texas. 

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Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

Secretary Granholm Asks U.S. Mayors to Speed Solar Deployment with Online Permitting Tool

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm wrote an open letter to all U.S. mayors asking them to adopt SolarAPP+, a transformative online solar permitting tool that helps to speed rooftop solar deployment. This effort comes as Secretary Granholm caps off the Summer of Solar, her push to educate Americans on the benefits of solar energy. Secretary Granholm set a goal to get 125 communities to sign up to learn more about SolarAPP+ by September 30.

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Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021

SPI, ESI, & Smart Energy Week 2021

Smart Energy Week offers business opportunities and education for many industries within the energy industry—solar, storage, wind energy, electric vehicles and electric vehicle infrastructure,  microgrids, and hydrogen and fuel cells. Past exhibitions have also included geothermal and biomass.

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Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021

Mind the Gap: Validating and Advancing the State-of-the-Art for Solar Energy Assessments

Accurate and certain energy assessments are essential to a thriving and sustainable solar industry. There is increasing awareness in the solar industry that energy assessments in recent years have overstated the expected production from solar projects on a preconstruction basis.

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Monday, Oct 11, 2021

Solar and Energy Storage Southeast

Solar and Energy Storage Southeast brings together those that are doing business in the region, or would like to conduct more business in the region to discuss strategies, market trends in the southeast, policy updates that impact businesses, and numerous networking opportunities to make more connections.

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