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SEIA Offers Deep Dive into Locational Value and Time of Use Rates in New White Paper

Tuesday, Jan 16 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Continuing its in-depth look at state-level efforts to modernize the electric utility grid, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released today the latest installment in its white paper series, Improving Opportunities for Solar Through Grid Modernization.
 

Massachusetts D.P.U. Approval of Eversource Rate Changes is a Huge Step Backwards for Customers and Clean Energy

Wednesday, Jan 10 2018

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BOSTON, Mass. and WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today issued the following statements expressing strong disappointment and serious concern with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities’ (DPU) recent decision to approve rate changes for Eversource Energy. Both organizations believe these changes will present obstacles to customers seeking to make clean energy choices, including the installation of solar, adoption of storage, energy efficiency and potentially electric vehicles.    
 

New Jersey Legislature Raises State’s Solar Energy Goal, Incentivizing Growth in Jobs and Clean Power

Tuesday, Jan 09 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended the New Jersey Legislature for passing Senate Bill 2276, which raises the state’s solar energy goal and will enable the state’s solar industry and its 6,000-strong workforce to keep growing.
 

Energy Industry Associations React to FERC Action on DOE Proposal to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants

Monday, Jan 08 2018

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Solar Industry and Advocates Support Florida Legislation Establishing Grid Resilience Pilot Program for Natural Disasters

Wednesday, Jan 03 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar support legislation filed in the Florida Legislature this week, HB 1133, that would demonstrate solar and energy storage’s ability to maintain grid resilience during natural disasters and states of emergency.

SEIA Announces Release of Two Documents to Open Commercial & Industrial Solar

Wednesday, Jan 03 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced today the release of two documents designed to spur investment in commercial solar projects. 

The first document is a contract that combines the benefits of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) to provide customers with a valuable new financing option.

SEIA Thanks Members of Congress for Preserving Critical Solar ITC

Monday, Dec 18 2017

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - With Congress scheduled to vote on the tax bill later this week, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released the following statement from president and CEO, Abigail Ross Hopper:

Final Version of Tax Bill Keeps ITC Intact, Allowing for Strong Solar Growth to Continue

Friday, Dec 15 2017

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, following aggressive advocacy efforts by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) to ensure the continued growth of the U.S. solar industry, Congress reached an agreement on comprehensive tax reform legislation. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, SEIA’s president and CEO:

PUCT Approves Settlement in El Paso Electric Rate Case

Thursday, Dec 14 2017

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the unopposed settlement filed today to resolve El Paso Electric’s rate case, filed in Feb. 2017:

“While this settlement is far from perfect, SEIA is pleased that the El Paso Electric Company was willing to negotiate with the many parties in this case. Under a new grandfathering provision, current solar customers in the market will now be able to enjoy their solar systems without fear of penalty.

U.S. Solar Market Notches Another Quarter of 2 GW Growth, But Uncertainty Holds Back Installations

Thursday, Dec 14 2017

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BOSTON Mass. and WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. installed more than 2 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the third quarter of 2017, despite experiencing higher prices across all market segments and major policy uncertainty.

In their latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report, GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) said prices rose due to a tight global supply of modules and uncertainty around the Section 201 trade case now being weighed at the White House.

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