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SEIA Commends CPUC Decision to Bolster Low-Income Solar Access

Thursday, Jun 21 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association on the California Public Utility Commission’s decision today to increase opportunities for low-income households to go solar.

Solar Industry Welcomes Mass. Senate’s Passage of Clean Energy Bill, Urges State House to Follow, Vote for More Solar Jobs, Investment

Friday, Jun 15 2018

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Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) welcomed the Massachusetts Senate’s passage of a clean energy bill that will help bring solar jobs back to the state, and urged the state House to pass the measure expeditiously.

US Solar Market Adds 2.5 GW of PV in Q1 2018, Growing 13% Year-Over-Year

Tuesday, Jun 12 2018

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BOSTON, Mass. and WASHINGTON, D.C. - Showing resiliency in spite of the new tariffs on imported modules, the U.S. solar market added 2.5 gigawatts of solar PV in the first quarter of the year, representing annual growth of 13 percent, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

Broad Energy Coalition Condemns Action to Subsidize Failing Coal, Nuclear Plants

Friday, Jun 01 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - A diverse group of energy industry associations including energy efficiency and storage, natural gas, oil, solar and wind issued the following statement condemning the administration’s draft plan to bail out coal and nuclear plants across the country.

Christopher Mansour, Solar Energy Industries Association Vice President of Federal Affairs (SEIA):

WGL Energy and Sol Systems Celebrate Completion of 6 MW Solar System in Virginia’s Danville Utilities Territory

Wednesday, May 30 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2018) – Yesterday, Kentuck Solar Project stakeholders, led by WGL Energy Systems (WGL Energy), a WGL company, and Sol Systems, a Washington, D.C.-based solar development and finance company, joined to celebrate the completion of a 6-megawatt (MW) alternating current system located on 6-acres at 2048 Kentuck Church Road in Ringgold, Virginia.

SEIA Welcomes Southern Current, New Vice Chair to Board of Directors

Wednesday, May 30 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today that Southern Current, a leading national solar project developer, is now a member of SEIA’s Board of Directors.

Additionally, Ryan Creamer, founder and CEO of independent solar developer sPower, has been elected as the new Vice Chairman of SEIA’s Board of Directors. Incumbent Board Chairman Tom Starrs also has been elected to a second term as Chair.

Governor Phil Murphy Signs Historic Measure to Revive Renewable Energy in New Jersey

Wednesday, May 23 2018

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TRENTON, N.J. - Surrounded by solar industry and advocates, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a historic bill to significantly advance New Jersey’s clean energy economy. If properly implemented, the bill will stabilize and expand New Jersey’s renewable energy sector and help extend the cost-saving benefits of solar to more families, communities and businesses in the state through the establishment of a community solar program.

Conti Solar is Expanding: Promotes Eric Millard to Chief Commercial Officer

Wednesday, May 16 2018

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Edison, NJ, May 15, 2018 - Conti Solar, a national solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), O&M and energy storage development company, announced today the promotion of Eric Millard to Chief Commercial Officer. Eric will report directly to Matthew Skidmore, Conti Solar’s CEO, and be responsible for continuing to drive organizational growth by developing and maintaining excellent customer relationships and expanding Conti Solar’s business into new markets and geographies.

SEIA Completes its Grid Modernization White Paper Series with In-Depth Look at Non-Wires Solutions

Wednesday, May 16 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Culminating a yearlong effort into grid modernization, today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) issued the fifth and final paper in its white paper series, Improving Opportunities for Solar Through Grid Modernization. Through this series, SEIA staff has offered thorough analyses on the expanding role distributed energy resources (DER) will have in our nation’s electricity mix.
 

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