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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.

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

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.