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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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Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021

Modern Infrastructure Means a Modern Electric Grid

As the solar industry continues to grow and America moves toward a bright clean energy future, there’s a critical need to make sure our electric grid can keep up. Right now, we have an historic opportunity to uplift every American community by growing the clean energy economy, but we need bold infrastructure investments to support it with technology solutions and a 21st century electric grid.

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Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021

Solar Industry Letter to Sec. Raimondo: Anonymous Tariff Proposal Could Devastate U.S. Clean Energy and Climate Progress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Steep duties proposed by an anonymous group of petitioners would devastate thousands of U.S. solar companies and cause the industry to miss out on 18 gigawatts (GW) of solar deployment by 2023, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

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Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

SEIA Member Virtual Power Hour

This annual SEIA member-only event brings together SEIA members and staff for a virtual networking power hour.

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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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