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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.

Fact Sheet | Friday, Feb 02, 2018

Section 201 Solar Tariffs

On Jan. 23, 2018, President Trump signed a proclamation that placed tariffs on imported solar cells and modules for a period of four years. This decision came on the heels of a nearly 9-month case before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) after two solar manufacturers, Suniva and SolarWorld, filed a petition seeking tariffs. The final tariff will have significant negative impacts on the entire solar industry, from manufacturing and distribution to installation and finance.

International Trade
Letter | Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

SEIA Letter to President Trump on Solar Trade Case

On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, SEIA President and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper sent a letter to President Donald Trump, asking for him to carefully weigh the potential economic impacts of imposing tariffs on solar cells and modules imported into the United States. You can read the full text of the letter by downloading the PDF below. 

International Trade

The Fourth Installment in SEIA's New Opportunities for Solar Through Grid Modernization Series. For the full series, click here. 

State Solar Policy
Whitepaper | Tuesday, Jan 02, 2018

Solar Energy & Commercial Real Estate (CRE)

Solar energy offers commercial real estate (CRE) property owners and managers an exceptional opportunity to boost cash flow by reducing utility expenditures, increasing rents, and increasing common areas maintenance (CAM) reimbursements.

Finance & Tax
Report | Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

Solar Market Insight Report 2017 Q4

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 December 14, 2017.

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

The White House's Office of the U.S. Trade Representative held a public hearing on Wednesday, December 6th in regards to the Section 201 trade petition brought by Suniva and SolarWorld. SEIA coordinated a panel of witnesses from solar industry representatives to deliver testimony in opposition to tariffs that would harm growth and put tens of thousands of jobs at risk.