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Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017

Michigan Public Service Commission Sets Rates for Clean Energy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - An order setting rates for renewable energy developers from Consumers Energy will create the certainty necessary to spur private investments and new growth in solar energy, while ensuring utility customers’ electricity rates don’t increase.  

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

Recurrent Energy Joins SEIA’s Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today that Recurrent Energy, a leading utility-scale project developer, is now a member of SEIA’s Board of Directors.  

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

NARUC Approves Resolution Urging USTR to Carefully Weigh the Harmful Results of Trade Remedies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), the body that represents State Public Service Commissioners in charge of regulating utilities across the country, formally adopted a resolution urging the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) to carefully consider the harm that American consumers would face from proposed trade remedies, including tariffs.

Tuesday, Nov 07, 2017

Energy Industry Associations Tell FERC that DOE Proposal to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants is Unsupported by Record, Would Throw a Costly Wrench into Electricity Markets

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A diverse group of a dozen energy industry associations representing oil, natural gas, wind, solar, efficiency, and other energy technologies today submitted reply comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) continuing their opposition to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposed rulemaking on grid resiliency pricing in the next step in this FERC proceeding. Action by FERC is expected by Dec. 11.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

SEIA Comments on Mixed Trade Case Recommendation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Abigail Ross Hopper, President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), issued the following statement after the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced a split remedy recommendation for the Section 201 trade case:  

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

New White Paper Reveals How C-PACE Can Expand the C&I Solar Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As demand for solar energy surges across America, today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Alta Energy jointly released a white paper highlighting an underutilized financing tool that can help boost commercial and industrial (C&I) solar development nationwide.

Monday, Oct 23, 2017

Energy Industry Associations File Comments with FERC Opposing Rule Proposed by Energy Secretary Perry to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A diverse group of 12 energy industry associations representing oil, natural gas, wind, solar, efficiency, and other energy technologies today submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in response to the Department of

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

SEIA Joins Settlement to Resolve Oncor Rate Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the unanimous settlement approved today to resolve Oncor Electric Delivery Company’s 2017 rate case: “SEIA supports the Texas Commission’s approval today of the settlement in Oncor's rate case. We’re pleased that Oncor agreed to withdraw its original proposal to institute a solar rate specially designed to impose a minimum bill on residential customers who have or will install solar.

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2017

Massachusetts’ Solar Industry Stands United at Hearing on Net Metering Caps

Boston, MA – Industry associations and leading advocates representing Massachusetts’ 495 solar employers, 15,000 solar employees and countless solar customers and supporters, today highlighted the need for immediate action on a suite of bills critical to job creation and economic development in the Commonwealth.

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2017

Solar Energy Advocates from Manufacturers to Installers Testify in Washington Against Trade Petition

Representatives from all segments of the solar industry, including American manufacturers, will tell the International Trade Commission (ITC) today that many of their employees will lose jobs under remedies proposed by Suniva and SolarWorld.  

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