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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 reports, organized by date. For a full library of research and resources, click here

Thursday, Jun 11, 2020

Solar Market Insight Report 2020 Q2

The quarterly SEIA/Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables U.S. Solar Market InsightTM report shows the major trends in the U.S. solar industry. Learn more about the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report. Released June 11, 2020.

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

COVID-19 Impacts on the U.S. Solar Industry

Like many American industries, the solar industry has been hit hard by COVID-19. Compounding issues, including supply chain delays, tightening of tax equity markets, homeowners’ financial concerns, shelter-in-place orders, and permitting challenges are all placing tremendous pressure on the industry. Without strategic government action, U.S. jobs and economic investment will suffer. With the right policies in place, the solar industry is poised to lead the U.S. out of this economic recession and create jobs for thousands of Americans.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

Supplier Diversity: Getting Started Guide & Supplier Questionnaire Template

Supplier diversity is a business strategy that ensures a diverse supplier base in the procurement of goods and services for any business or organization. It emphasizes the creation of a diverse supply chain that works to secure the inclusion of diverse groups in the procurement plans for government, not-for-profits, and private industry. Additionally, it promotes supplier participation reflective of a company’s diverse customer base and business community. Download the Supplier Diversity: Getting Started Guide & Supplier Questionnaire Template.

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020

Solar Market Insight Report 2019 Year in Review

The quarterly SEIA/Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables U.S. Solar Market InsightTM report shows the major trends in the U.S. solar industry. Learn more about the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report. Released March 17, 2020.

Thursday, Feb 13, 2020

How Community Solar Supports American Farmers

This short paper explains the community solar model, describes the typical arrangements farmers enter into with companies that build these projects, presents five case studies from different states showing the ways in which agricultural operations have benefited from community solar on their property, and offers resources to help landowners and solar farms.

Thursday, Dec 12, 2019

Solar Market Insight Report 2019 Q4

This quarterly report shows the major market trends in the U.S. solar industry. Get the latest solar data through Q3 2019

Tuesday, Dec 03, 2019

The Adverse Impact of Section 201 Tariffs

Lost Jobs, Lost Deployment and Lost Investments: This report explores the impact of Section 201 tariffs on the U.S. solar industry.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

2019 Solar ITC Impact Analysis

According to Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, an extension of the solar investment tax credit would result in an additional 82 gigawatts (GW) of solar deployment over the next ten years, which would drive $87 billion in economic investment and create 113,000 U.S. solar jobs. 

Monday, Sep 23, 2019

The Solar+ Decade: Roadmap for Building the Solar+ Economy

This roadmap offers a vision for the radical transformation of the nation’s energy system. It articulates where the solar industry stands today, sets the industry’s goal for the next decade and outlines the steps we must take to get there. The roadmap explains how the solar industry will expand exponentially from comprising 2.4% of the U.S. electricity mix today to 20% of all U.S. electricity generation by 2030.

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

Solar Market Insight Report 2019 Q3

This quarterly report shows the major market trends in the U.S. solar industry. Get the latest solar data through Q2 2019

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