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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. This data helps inform policymakers and business leaders alike on the current state of solar and where the industry is headed.

Synthesis Construction removed an old flat-plate solar hot water system and installed a new Apricus evacuated-tube solar hot water system. This system involves 16 ETC-30  evacuated-tube collectors, a SolarHot pump station with built-in brazed-plate heat exchanger, and an 800 gallon Niles Steel storage tank. 

Solar Technologies
Fact Sheet | Monday, Jul 30, 2018

Low-Moderate Income Solar Principles

As the national solar trade association, SEIA encourages solutions to maximize access to solar energy to ALL families and communities. Historically, access to solar energy has been more difficult for Low-Moderate Income (LMI) households due, potentially, to a range of factors such as lack of home ownership, limited credit history, or poor credit.

Diversity & Inclusion
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018

Advocacy Glossary

Crowdsourcing: Refers to the practice of obtaining needed ideas, services or information by soliciting from a large group of people, typically via the Internet.

Case Study | Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Solar Heating & Cooling Case Study - Bakersfield Hotel

In California’s hot Central Valley, a hotel installed a hybrid photovoltaic and solar-thermal system, which involves 42 hybrid PV/Thermal collectors, and 18 additional PV-only panels. Each hybrid collector consists of a PV panel on the front and a solar-thermal collector affixed to the back. The PV panels get energy from direct  sunlight.

Solar Technologies
Miscellaneous | Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

Solar For The Win: A Study on Solar in U.S. Professional Sports

All leading sports leagues in the United States, including professional football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, NASCAR and the IndyCar Series, boast sizeable solar assets. In 2017, more than 42 million Americans attended an event at a stadium, arena or raceway with a solar system.

Friday, Jun 22, 2018

IRS Commence Construction Guidance

Beginning of Construction for the Investment Tax Credit under Section 48. Click above to read the full guidance.

Finance & Tax