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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.

Webinar Archive | Thursday, Apr 01, 2021

Nationwide PII Transparency from NREL Analysis

Join SEIA and NREL on Wednesday, March 31st as the National Renewable Energy Laboratory launches the Solar Time-based Residential Analytics and Cycle time Estimator (Solar TRACE) for rooftop solar permitting, inspection, and interconnection (PII) tool.

Consumer Protection | Renewable Energy Deployment | Rooftop Solar | State Solar Policy

In response to a March 23 letter from Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), SEIA delivered this written response, providing information about the industry's efforts to ensure the solar supply chain is free of forced labor. 

Health & Safety | International Trade | Rooftop Solar | Solar Policy | Trade, Tech, & Environment | Utility-Scale Solar
Webinar Archive | Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021

Solar Market Insight Report: 2020 Year-in-Review Webinar

In a ground-breaking year for the U.S. solar industry, solar led all technologies in new electric-generating capacity added, installing a record 19.2 gigawatts (GWdc) in 2020 according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight 2020 Year-in-Review report released this week.

About Solar Energy | Renewable Energy Deployment | Rooftop Solar | Solar Investment Tax Credit | Solar Policy | Solar Technologies | State Solar Policy | Utility-Scale Solar

SEIA has an ambitious but achievable goal – solar energy will constitute 20% of all U.S. electricity generation by 2030. To reach this target, we must grow our industry by 18% annually and install more than 500 gigawatts (“GW”) of solar projects by the end of 2030, building upon the nearly 100 GW of solar energy capacity that exists today.

About Solar Energy | Community Solar | Environment | Finance & Tax | Finance Programs | International Trade | Renewable Energy Deployment | Rooftop Solar | Solar Investment Tax Credit | Solar Policy | Solar Technologies | Tax Issues | Trade, Tech, & Environment | Utility-Scale Solar

President Biden’s climate plan calls for ambitious carbon emissions reductions with an emphasis on environmental justice and well-paying jobs. The solar industry strongly and unequivocally supports all of these endeavors.

About Solar Energy | Community Solar | Diversity & Inclusion | Environment | Finance & Tax | Health & Safety | Renewable Energy Deployment | Rooftop Solar | Social Awareness | Solar Investment Tax Credit | Solar Policy | Solar Technologies | State Solar Policy | Tax Issues | Trade, Tech, & Environment | Utility-Scale Solar

Renewable energy generation is critical to the energy transition. In this time of rapid growth and change in the North American market, solar + storage will play a critical role. Technical due diligence and obtaining tax equity financing are necessary steps in the development of your solar + storage project. What do you need to know in order to successfully finance your project?