Permitting Reform: Unleashing Clean Energy Jobs & Investment
The U.S. solar industry’s top priority for permitting reform is the speedy deployment of more transmission infrastructure that fairly distributes costs among everyone who benefits from it.
- Lack of transmission is the #1 barrier to creating more jobs, revenue, and manufacturing in solar
- It is also the #1 cause of interconnection delays, which increase costs for consumers and businesses
- The TAP Act’s NEPA exclusions for transmission upgrades and related activities are a good first step