On September 8, 2021, nearly 750 companies delivered a letter to President Biden and Congressional leadership, articulating the solar industry's priorities in upcoming infrastructure and budget legislation.
In response to a petition filed by a group of unnamed companies to expand existing antidumping and countervailing dutied (AD/CVD) on solar imports, SEIA sent a letter to Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo expressing the industry's strong opposition to this petition and the adverse impact that additional import duties could have on clean energy deployment in the United States.
Letter: House Members Calls on Leadership to Include Clean Energy Priorities in Infrastructure Package
A group of lawmakers, led by Representatives Blumenauer, Levin, Barragán, McEachin and Crow, sent a letter to House leadership urging them to ensure clean energy tax provisions are included in the upcoming infrastructure package.
The Biden Administration has unveiled details for its fiscal year 2022 budget request for the U.S. Department of Energy. SEIA and a coalition of clean energy organizations sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to support full funding of this budget request.
SEIA submitted a letter to House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richie Neal (D-MA), articulating the industry's priorities for the once-in-a-generation infrastructure legislation currently under consideration. An excerpt from the letter is included below and you can read the full letter at the link above.
The Coalition for Clean Energy Jobs & Innovation, comprised of more than 100 organizations representing clean energy interests, manufacturers, homebuilders, electric cooperatives and a variety of other industries, sent a letter to President Biden, Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer, urging them to enact a ten-year extension of the section 25D and 48 Investment Tax Credit (ITC), and a direct pay option for projects claiming the ITC.
On February 11, 2021, a group of 17 CEOs and executives from some of the largest clean energy businesses in the U.S. signed a letter to President Biden, asking him to rescind the proclamation issued by President Trump in October 2020, which increased the 2021 tariff rate for imported solar cells and modules, and reinstated tariffs on bifacial solar modules.
A coalition of clean energy advocacy organizations have sent a letter to Massachusetts Senate President Karen Spilka and House Speaker Robert DeLeo strongly opposing Section 15H of the House Act Creating a 2050 Roadmap to a Clean and Thriving Commonwealth (H. 4993), which would authorize utilities to construct, operate and own solar projects.
Dozens of major corporations and global brands signed a letter to Congressional leadership, urging them to pass measures in upcoming COVID-19 recovery legislation that will spur clean energy growth.
Nearly 650 solar companies signed a letter to Congress on July 13, 2020, urging them to include policies that will support the solar industry as the U.S. recovers from COVID-19. The list includes many of the largest manufacturers, owners, developers, installers and operators of solar projects across the country.