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There are three primary technologies by which solar energy is harnessed: photovoltaics (PV), which directly convert light to electricity; concentrating solar power (CSP), which uses heat from the sun (thermal energy) to drive utility-scale, electric turbines; and solar heating and cooling (SHC) systems, which collect thermal energy to provide hot water and air heating or conditioning.

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Wednesday, May 04, 2022

Solar Industry Launches Nonprofit to Alleviate Clean Energy Roadblocks

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is launching a 501(c)3 nonprofit to accelerate the transition to carbon-free electricity through clean energy research and analysis.

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Wednesday, Mar 30, 2022

Manufacturers Urge Congress to Pass Clean Energy Tax Incentives to Boost U.S. Production

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today over 100 manufacturers and producers sent a letter to President Biden, Leader Schumer, Speaker Pelosi, and committee chairs stating their strong support for long-term clean energy tax incentives in federal budget reconciliation legislation.

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Friday, Feb 04, 2022

SEIA Supports Biden Administration’s Effort to Find Balanced Solution on Section 201 Tariffs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Biden administration announced that it will extend the Section 201 tariffs on imported crystalline silicon solar panels and solar cells above an annual 5-gigawatt tariff rate quota. The decision upholds the exclusion for bifacial panels and doubles the tariff rate quota for cells. 

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