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SEIA Applauds Michigan Governor's Commitment to Comply with EPA's Clean Power Plan

Tuesday, Sep 01 2015

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - In response to Gov. Rick Snyder's (R-Mich.) announcement today, pledging compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement:

“By pledging his commitment to the Clean Power Plan, Gov. Snyder is showing his support for both Michigan’s economy and environment. Solar energy works in Michigan and in all 50 states, has zero carbon emissions, creates more jobs per megawatt (MW) than any other technology, and can be deployed cost-effectively and quickly – all while improving grid reliability,” Resch said. “The solar industry looks forward to helping Michigan achieve its optimal long-term strategy.”

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About SEIA®:

Celebrating its 41st anniversary in 2015, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA® is building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to champion the use of clean, affordable solar in America by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy. Visit SEIA online at www.seia.org.

Media Contact:

Alex Hobson, SEIA Press Officer & Communications Manager, ahobson@seia.org (202) 556-2886

 

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