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Solar and Storage Industry Statement on Effort to Repeal Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund in the Inflation Reduction Act

Friday, Mar 22 2024

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, senior vice president of policy for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA): 

“The rapid growth of clean energy is our chance to repair a system that has traditionally excluded low-income and disadvantaged communities from the benefits of the energy economy. The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund is a critical tool to both lower energy costs for residents in these communities and revitalize local economies that have been neglected for far too long. Solar and energy storage deliver clean air, cost savings and wealth-building opportunities for American families, and we’re surprised that any lawmaker would attempt to undermine the programs that are helping bring these benefits to their constituents.”

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About SEIA®: 

The Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA) is leading the transformation to a clean energy economy, creating the framework for solar to achieve 30% of U.S. electricity generation by 2030. SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies and other strategic partners to fight for policies that create jobs in every community and shape fair market rules that promote competition and the growth of reliable, low-cost solar power. Founded in 1974, SEIA is the national trade association for the solar and solar + storage industries, building a comprehensive vision for the Solar+ Decade through research, education and advocacy. Visit SEIA online at www.seia.org and follow @SEIA on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram

Media Contact: 

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

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