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SEIA Congratulates South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster on Re-election

Tuesday, Nov 06 2018

Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) congratulated South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster on his re-election.

Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association:

“The solar industry congratulates Governor Henry McMaster for his reelection win. Governor McMaster has championed the solar industry at the federal level, including when he correctly sided with the solar companies in his state to fight against tariffs. The governor has a big opportunity to work with the state Legislature next year on policies that will be critical to solar’s growth in South Carolina, and we look forward to continuing our work with him.”

South Carolina’s solar market has grown rapidly over the past two years, from 114 megawatts (MW) installed at the end of 2016 to 591 MW installed today. See more statistics on South Carolina’s solar market.


About SEIA®:

Celebrating its 44th anniversary in 2018, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, which now employs more than 250,000 Americans. Through advocacy and education, SEIA® is building a strong solar industry to power America. SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to build jobs and diversity, champion the use of cost-competitive solar in America, remove market barriers and educate the public on the benefits of solar energy. Visit SEIA online at

Media Contact:

Morgan Lyons, SEIA's Communications Manager, [email protected] (202) 556-2872