Top Brands Like McDonald's and Unilever Call for Solar Investment Tax Credit Tweaks for COVID Recovery
Tuesday, Jul 21 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dozens of major corporations and global brands signed a letter to Congressional leadership today, urging them to pass measures in upcoming COVID-19 recovery legislation that will spur clean energy growth.
Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association, on the letter:
"As we’ve seen in our annual Solar Means Business report, top corporations understand the economic and climate benefits of clean energy. Now our nation’s largest and most recognizable brands are calling on Congress to pass clean energy policies that can help us repair our economy and rebuild better. The letter outlines the simple steps Congress can take to protect job-creating industries like solar and highlights the growing chorus of support for a strong clean energy economy."
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.
Morgan Lyons, SEIA's Senior Communications Manager, [email protected] (202) 556-2872