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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.

Presentation | Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

2018 Solar Messaging Survey

SEIA commissioned a public opinion poll from Global Strategy Group to identify which arguments are most convincing for the general public to support solar. For shareable graphics and other information about this effort, click here. 

Community Solar | Consumer Protection | Diversity & Inclusion | Environment | Finance & Tax | Health & Safety | International Trade | Renewable Energy Deployment | Rooftop Solar | Solar Technologies | State Solar Policy | Utility-Scale Solar
Whitepaper | Thursday, Sep 20, 2018

Installation Best Practices - Residential Portfolios

Developed by the SEIA Quality Assurance Working Group, this document was designed to update installation best practices originally developed by the Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) working group organized by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and is intended to be updated as proper protocol dictates.

Rooftop Solar
Report | Thursday, Sep 13, 2018

Solar Market Insight Report 2018 Q3

U.S. Solar Market Insight™ is a high-quality, solar-specific analysis and forecast to industry professionals in the form of quarterly and annual reports. Released September 13, 2018

Community Solar | International Trade | Renewable Energy Deployment | Rooftop Solar | Solar Technologies | State Solar Policy | Utility-Scale Solar

Even at the high latitude of Anchorage, AK, more than 60 degrees north of the equator, solar hot water systems are an effective form of energy. On the winter solstice,  Anchorage receives about six and a half hours of  daylight, while six months later on summer solstice, the sun shines for 21 straight hours.

Solar Technologies
Webinar Archive | Thursday, Sep 06, 2018

Get a SMART Start, Understanding the Application Portal

Join SEIA and officials from the Department of Energy Resources and their vendor CLEARResult for a detailed tutorial of the SMART application portal.

State Solar Policy
Map | Wednesday, Sep 05, 2018

100 Solar Districts Maps

There are roughly 100 Congressional Districts that rank in the top 50 for the four main indicators of a strong solar market: installed capacity, companies in operation, number of jobs, and number of installations. Below you can explore the top 50 Congressional Districts for each of these categories. 

Finance & Tax | Renewable Energy Deployment | Rooftop Solar | State Solar Policy | Utility-Scale Solar