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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 
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