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SEIA Statement on Letter from House Democrats Calling for Clean Energy Tax Incentives
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following is a statement from SEIA vice president of congressional affairs Erin Duncan on the letter delivered today to House Ways & Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) from more than 100 House Democrats, calling for legislation on long-term tax incentives for clean energy:
SEIA Statement on Legislation to Extend ITC Eligibility to Energy Storage
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Legislation was filed today by Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA) to modify the tax code to include energy storage as an eligible technology for the investment tax credit (ITC). Other original cosponsors of the bill include Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), who both serve on the House Ways and Means Committee.
U.S. Solar Market Adds 10.6 GW of PV in 2018, Residential Market Rebounds
BOSTON, Mass. and WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the third year in a row, the U.S. solar industry installed double-digit gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, with 10.6 GW coming online in 2018.