With a goal of making the solar workforce and solar communities more diverse, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Community Development Action Coalition (HBCU-CDAC) have begun a new effort to increase recruitment of African-American students into the industry.
Utility solar project procurement soared in Q2 2018 as component prices declined and home solar installations steadied after a 15 percent contraction last year, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables (previously known as GTM Research) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 100, a bill that will move California to 60 percent renewable energy by 2030 and 100 percent clean energy by 2045, earning great praise from the solar industry.
The Solar Energy Industries Association today announced the completion of a summer advocacy blitz, visiting members of the U.S. House of Representatives from the top 100 solar congressional districts across the United States.
Two leading solar organizations, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Vote Solar Action Fund, today announced their support for Nevada’s Question 6, a measure on the November 6 ballot that will increase the state’s renewable energy targets to 50 percent by 2030.
SEIA Praises Historic Passage of SB 100 in California State Assembly, Stresses Need for Near-Term Procurement Legislation
The California Legislature’s bold move to advance legislation that requires 100 percent clean power demonstrates that massive advances in clean energy indeed make a carbon-free power grid a true possibility. As we await final confirmation in the Senate, this bill will lead to significant investment and jobs creation in California, and elsewhere in America. We urge Governor Brown to sign this legislation as soon as it hits his desk.
Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association on the Trump administration's proposal to revise the Clean Power Plan:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association today announced the hiring of two first-class executives who are ideally suited to help the trade association match the solar industry’s skyrocketing growth in the years ahead. John Smirnow will rejoin SEIA as general counsel and vice president of market strategy and Tony Chen will serve in the newly created position of vice president of business development.
The Clean Energy Parties, including the Solar Energy Industries Association, the Coalition for Community Solar Access, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the New York Solar Energy Industries Association, the Pace Energy and Climate Center, and Vote Solar, welcome recent efforts by the NY Department of Public Service to recognize and begin to address flaws in the Value of Distributed Energy Resources (VDER) tariff.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today that PetersenDean, a leading U.S. roofing and solar power contractor, has joined SEIA’s board of directors.