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Formal Letters

SEIA produces a variety of research and other supporting resources for the solar industry, ranging from full reports to short factsheets. Below is a list of our formal letters, organized by date. For a full library of research and resources, click here

Friday, Mar 20, 2020

Solar Industry Letter to U.S. Congress on COVID-19 Recovery Legislation

More than 550 U.S. solar companies have signed a letter emphasizing the severe challenges they are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and outlining policy proposals that could save jobs and support American families. These companies represent some of the largest manufacturers, owners, developers, installers and operators of solar projects nationwide.

Thursday, Mar 19, 2020

Joint Letter to Congress from SEIA & AWEA

We want to emphasize the critical role our job-creating industries play in the American economy.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020

Solar Industry Letter to Trump Administration on Long-Term Trade Policy

On March 11, 2020, SEIA delivered a letter to the Trump Administration signed by more than 140 solar companies across the country, asking for continued economic growth opportunities in the advancement of mutual goals. The text of the letter is below, and you can download a PDF at the link above, which contains the full list of companies that signed on to this critical effort. Dear Mr. President:

Friday, Oct 25, 2019

ITC Associations Letter

Dozens of associations representing a broad array of interests are calling for an extension of the Section 48 and Section 25D Investment Tax Credit (ITC).

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

Mayors Support the Solar Investment Tax Credit

A bipartisan group of 231 mayors from cities and towns across the country sent a letter to Congress urging them to pass an extension of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC). Learn more about SEIA's campaign to #DefendTheITC.

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019

Solar Industry Letter to Congress: Extend the ITC

On July 17, 2019, SEIA delivered a letter to Congress signed by nearly 1,000 solar companies across the country, urging them to extend the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), one of the most successful clean energy policies in history. The text of the letter is below, and you can download a PDF at the link above, which contains the full list of companies that signed on to this critical effort. Dear Members of Congress,

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

Letters to South Carolina Senate on Pending Energy Legislation

A large coalition of 65 businesses of all sizes are urging the South Carolina Senate to pass the Energy Freedom Act, which was unanimously approved in the state House last month.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

SEIA Letter to President Trump on Solar Trade Case

On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, SEIA President and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper sent a letter to President Donald Trump, asking for him to carefully weigh the potential economic impacts of imposing tariffs on solar cells and modules imported into the United States. You can read the full text of the letter by downloading the PDF below. 

Thursday, Nov 02, 2017

Retired Military Officials Oppose Solar Tariffs

A coalition of Retired U.S. military servicemembers signed a letter to the International Trade Commission voicing their opposition to the trade remedies proposed by Suniva and SolarWorld in the Section 201 case. 

Friday, Oct 06, 2017

Letters to the ITC opposing Suniva and SolarWorld's Section 201 Petition

Since two U.S. solar manufacturers filed a petition under Section 201 of the Trade Act that sent shockwaves through the solar industry, a wide variety of organizations have spoken up to voice their opposition to the petition and stand up for the tens of thousands of American jobs that are at risk if excessive trade remedies are put into place. Below you'll find links to a number of letters from non-elected officials. For our repository of letters from policymakers, click here. 

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