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Solar is not just a multi-billion dollar business in the United States. It is an energy solution that provides a clean, reliable electricity, increases consumer choice, and helps homeowners and business owners save money on their utility bills. As such, SEIA works hard to ensure that the industry continues to foster practices that protect consumers, expands access to solar to all communities, and promotes a diverse and growing workforce.

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Consumer Protection

SEIA is working to ensure that consumer protection is at the forefront of the solar industry. We are developing resources designed to safeguard customer rights, providing a forum for members of the press, governments and other stakeholders to access materials relevant to consumer protection, and establishing pro-competitive guidelines for the solar industry to enhance consumer protection.

About SEIA's Consumer Protection Work

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect consumers, SEIA has kicked off a consumer education campaign to inform solar customers while simplifying the process of going solar. We have developed a powerful suite of resources, and are delivering them to governors, attorneys general, state consumer advocates, public utility commissions, solar companies, financial institutions, lead generators, federal agencies and other organizations nationwide.

Health & Safety

Solar health and safety issues include fire safety, workforce development, and industry codes & standards. The solar industry is working proactively to address these issues by developing best practices and pursuing industry solutions to ensure responsible business practices among U.S. solar companies.

Codes & Standards
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Installer Safety
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Fire Safety
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Workforce Development
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Diversity & Inclusion

SEIA is dedicated to promoting equity and inclusion across our own organization and in the solar industry as a whole. It is imperative that our workforce and our customer base accurately reflect the diversity of the broader population.

Women's Empowerment Initiative

The SEIA Women's Empowerment Committee is committed to education, to the advancement of careers for women in the solar industry, to mentoring future solar leaders, and to establishing opportunities for women.

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Diversity & Inclusion

SEIA values diversity, inclusion and equity within our organization and the promotion of these values across the solar industry. We believe that a diverse workforce creates a more resilient organization that supports a strong, equitable solar industry.

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Upcoming Events

Solar Codes & Standards Annual Workshop
Thursday, Apr 21 2016

Solar Codes & Standards Annual Workshop

At Solar Power International (SPI), SEIA will host the workshop Codes & Standards. If you are involved in solar product development and system installation, the ever-changing technical landscape can be challenging to track. SEIA’s annual update of the technical regulations will help keep you apprised of and engaged in the continuing codes development cycles and dynamic standards work.

Women’s Empowerment Conference
Sunday, Jun 19 2016

Women’s Empowerment Conference

This Summit is a joint initiative created through a partnership with SEIA's Women's Empowerment Committee and OSEIA. The event aims to facilitate education, connections, and provide thought leadership in the solar industry. Hear from key industry leaders as we cover relevant topics related to leadership, diversity, policy, and others.

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