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Monday, May 17, 2021

Solar Leases in South Carolina Get Property Tax Exemption

COLUMBIA, SC and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, South Carolina’s state legislature passed H. 3354, which exempts leased and third party owned residential solar systems from property taxes. This exemption is already in place for solar customers that own their systems. The new legislation puts all solar customers on equal footing when it comes to tax treatment.

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Friday, May 14, 2021

Solar Industry Statement on Supply Chain Concerns in Xinjiang

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following is a statement from John Smirnow, vice president of market strategy for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

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Thursday, May 06, 2021

Solar Jobs Support 231,000 Families, Must Grow 4X to Reach Biden's Clean Energy Target

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. solar industry employed 231,474 workers in 2020, a 6.7% drop from 2019 due to pandemic restrictions and increased labor productivity, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2020 released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), The Solar Foundation, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), and BW Research.

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Friday, May 21, 2021

The Future of Solar Incentive Programs in New Jersey

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is nearing the end of its comprehensive revision of the state’s solar energy incentive programs. This transition began with the closure of the Solar Renewable Energy Certificate (SREC) Program on April 30, 2020 and the interim Transition Incentive (TI) Program, which serves as a bridge to the forthcoming Successor Program.

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Solar Ready Vets: Cultivating the Next Generation of Solar Industry Leaders

The solar industry is currently outpacing the rest of the economy in its employment of veterans, with veterans representing 8.7% of the solar workforce, compared to 5.7% in the overall economy. But there is still a long way to go in order to continue building military representation in solar energy.

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Thursday, Jun 24, 2021

SEIA Finance & Tax Seminar

The SEIA Finance & Tax Seminar is a prestigious annual event that connects more than 250 tax, finance, business, and legal leaders for an in-depth look at solar and solar + storage tax updates, financing trends, market forecasts, business impacts, federal policy developments, and high-level networking opportunities. 

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