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SEIA Praises Governor Cuomo for Pledging 100 Percent Clean Electricity Goal for New York

Monday, Dec 17 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. and ALBANY, N.Y. - Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for pledging to move New York to 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2040, which he announced in a speech on his early 2019 policy agenda.

Following is a statement by Sean Gallagher, SEIA’s Vice President of State Affairs:

Solar Tariffs Hold Back Q3 Installations, Scramble Project Timelines As Procurement Pipeline Booms

Thursday, Dec 13 2018

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The Section 201 solar tariffs took a toll on utility-scale solar installations in the third quarter according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report for Q3 from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

SEIA Statement on the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report

Tuesday, Dec 11 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on today's release of the 2018 Farm Bill conference report:
 
"We're pleased to see continued bipartisan support for the Rural Energy for America Program, which enables the spread of renewable energy and energy efficiency improvements throughout America's heartland. This USDA program finances projects in every state, helping entrepreneurs in rural communities reduce their energy costs.
 

SEIA Hosts Day of Understanding to Address Bias and Advance Diversity and Inclusion

Friday, Dec 07 2018

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Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) joins more than 150 organizations for the “Day of Understanding” hosted by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion to address bias and increase understanding in the workplace and beyond.

Record Number of Solar Companies Head to Capitol Hill in Advocacy Blitz

Thursday, Dec 06 2018

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Led by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), today nearly 70 solar companies are visiting the offices of more than 100 members of Congress in an educational advocacy blitz called Solar Shines on the Hill Day.

SEIA Urges Congress to Fix ITC Eligibility of Energy Storage This Year

Monday, Nov 26 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a letter filed today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), alongside a broad coalition of energy trade and advocacy organizations, urges Congress to modify the tax code to include energy storage as an eligible technology for the investment tax credit (ITC).

Following is a statement on the effort from SEIA president and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper:

Akon Launches “Akon Lighting America” in Effort to Assist the United States in Becoming a Leader in the Global Sustainable Development Goals

Wednesday, Nov 14 2018

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NEW YORK– Philanthropist, business mogul and five-time Grammy nominated artist Akon has initiated a partnership to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030 and assisting participating US states to meet their renewable energy goals.

SEIA Statement on 2018 Midterm Election Results

Wednesday, Nov 07 2018

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SEIA welcomes new governors, state lawmakers and those elected to Congress, who will play a critical role in solar energy’s future in the United States.

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