SEIA is committed to meeting a goal of 50,000 U.S. military veterans in the solar workforce by 2020. Find out what the industry is doing to bring vets into solar.
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SEIA is actively engaged in leading states that are examining how to integrate greater penetrations of distributed solar and other distributed energy resources (DERs) into the electricity grid.
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) established the Staff Subcommittee on Rate Design in November 2015 in response to the growing complexities and interest in rate design, along with the breadth of available rate
Net energy metering (NEM) is a billing mechanism that allows homeowners and businesses that generate their own electricity with their solar energy system to deliver power they do not use back into the grid and receive a credit.
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On February 16, 2016, SEIA submitted comments to the Internal Revenue Service in response to Notice 2015-70 regarding the definition of qualified property for purposes of the energy credit under IRC Section 48.
The extension of the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) passed by Congress on December 19, 2015 will lead to sustained growth in the U.S. solar industry. By 2020, the industry will deploy more than 20 GW of solar electricity annually and employ more than 420,000 workers.
The Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is the solar industry’s most important public policy. As such, SEIA commissioned an independent analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) to analyze the impact of the ITC on the industry – and what the U.S. stands to lose if Congress lets this policy expire in 2016.
On Monday, June 15, 2015, SEIA submitted comments to the Senate Finance Committee concerning the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and the Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS) as it pertains to solar industry deployment.