Solar Industry Statement on Biden's Climate and Energy Nominations
Wednesday, Dec 16 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on key climate and energy nominations to President-elect Biden’s administration:
“Since the election, we have emphasized the importance of President-elect Biden nominating the most effective leaders who will also prioritize equity and justice in the clean energy transformation. Jennifer Granholm, Gina McCarthy and Brenda Mallory are talented women who have the background and experience needed to tackle the incredible challenges we face, and we welcome and applaud their nominations. We also congratulate Ali Zaidi on his nomination with the new climate office. We look forward to working with these leaders to address the climate crisis and build a clean, affordable and equitable electricity system for all Americans.”
The Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA) is leading the transformation to a clean energy economy, creating the framework for solar to achieve 20% 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 a national trade association building a comprehensive vision for the Solar+ Decade through research, education and advocacy. Visit SEIA online at www.seia.org.
Jen Bristol, SEIA's Director of Communications, [email protected], (202) 556-2886