Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA): “Chair Phillips has been a strong leader at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and is the right choice to lead the agency at this critical moment for America’s energy economy.
Today the Bureau of Land Management released a revised environmental review of the Western Solar Plan, also known as the Solar Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). This new document will govern leasing public lands for solar.
Health, Wealth, And Education: How SEIA’s Clean Energy Advocacy is Prioritizing Environmental Justice
Our energy systems are changing. For decades, communities of color and low-income communities have been systematically excluded from the benefits of energy development while, at the same time, bearing a disproportionate share of its pollution. The transition to clean energy represents a generational opportunity to reverse decades of environmental racism and build a more inclusive and just energy system that all Americans can participate in and benefit from.