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Friday, Sep 22, 2017

SEIA Statement on Anti-Solar ITC Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the International Trade Commission (ITC) found injury to the domestic crystalline silicon solar cell industry based on a petition brought by Suniva and SolarWorld. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA):  

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Petitioners Offer ITC, President No Plan for Survival Under Section 201 Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) filed a letter today with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), highlighting the fact that the petitioners in the high-profile Section 201 trade case on imported crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) cells and modules failed to develop and submit a plan to function as viable solar cell and panel manufacturers if granted trade relief.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

SEIA and kWh Analytics Release the Best Practices for Solar Risk Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an effort to simplify the complex world of tax equity and debt investment, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and kWh Analytics released today the industry guide on the Best Practices for Solar Risk Management.  

Monday, Sep 18, 2017

Solar Industry Responds to New York’s Recent Clean Energy Ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The solar industry responded to the New York Public Service Commission’s (Commission) approval of utility implementation plans in the Value of Distributed Energy Resources (VDER) proceeding. These critical plans set the compensation for solar customers in each utility service territory and established a successor program to net metering in New York. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA) and the Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA) released the following joint statement:

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

Solar Industry Celebrates DOE’s Announcements at Solar Power International

WASHINGTON, D.C. - At Solar Power International, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that it will be expanding the SunShot Initiative following the news that the solar industry has already achieved the program’s 2020 utility-scale solar cost target. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA):

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

How Hosting Capacity Analyses Can Save Both Time and Money

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – To kick off its grid modernization workshop at Solar Power International, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released today the latest installment of its Improving Opportunities for Solar Through Grid Modernization white paper series, an in-depth look at state-level efforts to modernize the electric utility grid.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017

Texas’ Solar Market Surges in Spring With Best Quarter in History

BOSTON Mass. and WASHINGTON D.C. — Texas’ solar market soared this past spring, adding 24 percent of all the state’s cumulative capacity in a three-month span, according to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017

In New Video, American Solar Workers Speak to Importance of Industry to Families, Communities and Growth in Other Sectors

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - In front of more than 18,000 people at America’s biggest solar energy event, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) debuted a video profiling the personal stories of American manufacturing workers whose jobs are at risk due to a national trade case initiated by two foreign-owned firms.

Monday, Sep 11, 2017

U.S. Solar Market Adds 2.4 GW in Q2, Largest Second Quarter Ever

BOSTON, Mass. and WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. solar market continued its years-long expansion in the second quarter of 2017 as the industry installed 2,387 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaics (PV), the largest total in a second quarter to date. This tops Q1’s total and represents an 8 percent year-over-year gain, GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) said in the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report.

Sunday, Sep 10, 2017

SEIA Enters New Digital Era, Launching New Website and Online Member Community  

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – As thousands of people descend on Las Vegas for Solar Power International 2017, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) rolled out a new website as part of the introduction of a full suite of new digital tools. This bigger, brighter and bolder digital presence properly reflects the cutting-edge technology that solar energy represents and better serves the industry and its customers.

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