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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.

Supplier diversity is a business strategy that ensures a diverse supplier base in the procurement of goods and services for any business or organization. It emphasizes the creation of a diverse supply chain that works to secure the inclusion of diverse groups in the procurement plans for government, not-for-profits, and private industry.

Diversity & Inclusion | Trade, Tech, & Environment

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Stimulus (CARES) Act is one of the largest such bills ever passed in Congress, and contains a wide variety of provisions to help businesses and workers during the economic crisis caused by COVID-19. Below you will find some highlights of key provisions.

Fact Sheet | Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19 & The U.S. Solar Industry

The coronavirus pandemic has caused more than 72,000 solar workers to lose their jobs and economic uncertainty remains. But with the right policies in place, solar companies can help rebuild the American economy faster and stronger than before. 

Fact Sheet | Monday, Mar 23, 2020

COVID-19 Resource Guide: Workforce Reductions

It is always a difficult decision to furlough or lay off employees. As the COVID-19 crisis deepens, there may be increased need for solar companies to carefully address these challenges. To help companies navigate the process, SEIA has developed this brief overview on what companies should consider.

Fact Sheet | Monday, Mar 23, 2020

COVID-19 Resource: Options for Small Business

SEIA is advocating strongly for legislation which would provide much-needed assistance to the 75% of solar companies that are small businesses. Learn more about Congressional action and upcoming legislation in the attached factsheet. 

Renewable Energy Deployment | Solar Policy

COVID-19 Solar Permitting and Inspection Supply information on the current status of solar permit processing and inspection in jurisdictions you serve. 

Renewable Energy Deployment