In addition to all the benefits of basic membership, SEIA members at our premium levels (Watt, Kilowatt, Kilowatt+, Megawatt, Gigawatt and Terawatt) have access to high-level resources, networking opportunities, event discounts, policy-setting, and more. Below is a brief breakdown of the various options for Premium SEIA Membership. For a diagram that compares the benefits across all levels of SEIA Membership, click here.
Watt level SEIA members have access to deep discounts to SEIA and Solar Power Events, a dedicated account manager that helps them navigate their relationship with staff experts, and participation on a variety of committees and working groups, including Codes & Standards, PURPA, and Community Engagement. For a full list of committees and divisions available to different levels of membership, click here.
This level provides companies with all basic and watt-level membership benefits, plus access and participation in several special committees including: Tax & Finance, Public Relations and Siting & Permitting. As a kilowatt member, you are making an important contribution to critical lobbying and communications efforts that drive the solar industry forward.
Kilowatt Plus Membership
The Kilowatt Plus membership is considered our Regional Affairs membership. Members at this level enjoy access to the above committees plus access to the state and regional committees in one of the following regions: Northeast: New York, Massachusetts, and New Jersey Committees; South: Southeast Regional Committee and Texas Committee; Midwest: Midwest Regional Committee; West: Arizona, California, Colorado, and Nevada Committees. For many, state and regional agencies are where the action is, and having a hand in these policy battles is critically important.
At the megawatt level, you are a player in solar industry lobbying. This level is for companies that want to be on the inside track of state and federal policy issues and have their eyes and ears on Washington, D.C. Megawatt membership is the opportunity to position yourself among the most proactive solar companies. Members can choose to sit on as many state and federal committees as they would like, while gaining the unique opportunity to keep their finger on the pulse of policy issues that will affect solar business development and growth. This is your exclusive opportunity to make sure SEIA is considering your priorities. You can save your company time and money by having SEIA’s experts help do the work for you!
For companies looking for premium access to industry players and important networking opportunities, the Gigawatt level is an invaluable tool. This tier provides access to SEIA’s Consumer Protection committee, free registrations for key industry events, a complimentary subscription to the U.S Solar Market Insight report series, and more. Gigawatt level members are also invited to attend SEIA’s annual policy summit, an event that convenes solar executives and thought leaders for long-term strategic planning.
This is the premiere level of SEIA membership. Terawatt-level membership provides you and your company with the opportunity to directly influence the policy and operations of the only national trade association exclusively advocating for the solar industry. You will have a seat on the SEIA Board of Directors and the voting authority to directly guide the future of the solar industry on the state and federal levels, position your company among industry movers and shakers, and gain a chance to network with the top solar companies in the industry. In addition, members at this level receive a variety of other benefits, including a free subscription to the SEIA/GTM Research U.S. Solar Market Insight™ reports, free registrations to all SEIA events and access to other exclusive Terawatt-level benefits.
Corporate Solar User
SEIA also offers a membership package to corporations and companies who are invested in procuring solar energy to power their business. Corporate Solar Users who sign up receive all the benefits of Megawatt-level membership.