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Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

SEIA Partners With WGL Energy to Secure SRECs, Carbon Offsets

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and WGL Energy Services, Inc. (WGL Energy) today announced a new Clean Energy Partnership to green the electricity use and offset the greenhouse gas emissions associated with SEIA’s office, travel and events. Through this partnership, WGL Energy will annually provide SEIA with 373 solar renewable energy credits (SRECs) and 554 Green-e® Climate certified carbon offsets after calculating approximate emissions from SEIA staff travel, commuting, event attendee travel, and office and event electricity usage.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

SEIA Releases Updated 'SEIA Residential Consumer Guide to Solar Power'

To advance efforts to educate residential solar consumers across America and pave the way to a positive solar buying experience, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) launched an updated SEIA Residential Consumer Guide to Solar Power.

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

SEIA: S.C. Legislature Misses Chance to Reduce Energy Costs, Grow Solar Jobs

Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) expressed disappointment over the lack of action on solar policy in the Palmetto State. Going forward, SEIA calls on the 2019 South Carolina Legislature to pass legislation that eliminates the state’s net metering cap and encourages utilities to buy more low-cost solar power from independent producers.

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

New Data Shows Professional Sports Teams Are Going Solar at a Rapid Rate

Every leading sports league in the United States, including the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, NASCAR and IndyCar boast solar assets. To put the proliferation of solar across professional sports in context, last year nearly 42 million Americans attended an event at a stadium, arena or raceway with a solar system.

Friday, Jun 22, 2018

SEIA: IRS Investment Tax Credit Guidance Will Help Solar Projects Take Off

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today released guidance establishing when construction starts for solar projects under tax law, allowing developers to invest with confidence in new solar projects.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018

SEIA Commends CPUC Decision to Bolster Low-Income Solar Access

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association on the California Public Utility Commission’s decision today to increase opportunities for low-income households to go solar.

Friday, Jun 15, 2018

Solar Industry Welcomes Mass. Senate’s Passage of Clean Energy Bill, Urges State House to Follow, Vote for More Solar Jobs, Investment

Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) welcomed the Massachusetts Senate’s passage of a clean energy bill that will help bring solar jobs back to the state, and urged the state House to pass the measure expeditiously.

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

US Solar Market Adds 2.5 GW of PV in Q1 2018, Growing 13% Year-Over-Year

Showing resiliency in spite of the new tariffs on imported modules, the U.S. solar market added 2.5 gigawatts of solar PV in the first quarter of the year, representing annual growth of 13 percent, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

Friday, Jun 01, 2018

Broad Energy Coalition Condemns Action to Subsidize Failing Coal, Nuclear Plants

A diverse group of energy industry associations including energy efficiency and storage, natural gas, oil, solar and wind issued the following statement condemning the administration’s draft plan to bail out coal and nuclear plants across the country.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

SEIA Welcomes Southern Current, New Vice Chair to Board of Directors

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today that Southern Current, a leading national solar project developer, is now a member of SEIA’s Board of Directors.

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