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SEIA produces a variety of research and 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.

Report | 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.

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On March 11, 2020, SEIA delivered a letter to the Trump Administration signed by more than 140 solar companies across the country, asking for continued economic growth opportunities in the advancement of mutual goals. The text of the letter is below, and you can download a PDF at the link above, which contains the full list of companies that signed on to this critical effort.

International Trade
Webinar Archive | Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020

The State of Solar Jobs

As the solar industry continues to evolve, the growth and stability of the solar workforce continues to be of utmost importance.

Report | 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.

Community Solar
Case Study | Thursday, Feb 13, 2020

Solar Heating & Cooling Case Study - San Jose ADU

In December 2019, SunDrum Solar and Freedom Solar  commissioned a 10.7kW hybrid solar PV-T system on an  Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) being built by Acton ADU in San  Jose, CA. The solar system supplies 100% of the electrical,  space heating, space cooling, and DHW for the entire home.  The system includes 670 sq. ft.

Solar Technologies
Fact Sheet | Thursday, Jan 30, 2020

End-of-Life Management for Solar Photovoltaics: Recycling

SEIA’s PV Recycling Working Group has been actively seeking and developing recycling partners across the U.S since 2016.  Over 95% of PV modules deployed in the U.S have been installed since 2012, and such modules will stay in service for more than 25+ years.

Trade, Tech, & Environment