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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.

Best Practices for Land Use and Zoning Project Approval  

Utility-Scale Solar
Whitepaper | Monday, Mar 05, 2018

Recommendations for Utility-Scale Developers

SEIA members have access to the full version of this whitepaper, which covers best practices for land use and zoning approval for utility-scale solar projects

Utility-Scale Solar
Report | Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018

SEIA Annual Report 2017

The year 2017 was extraordinary for the mix of obstacles and successes the solar industry experienced. 

Green banks have significant potential to provide access to affordable financing for low-income communities and the solar projects that serve them.

Diversity & Inclusion

In January of 2016, a 15.5 kW SunDrum Solar HarvestHP thermal residential system was commissioned on a 2,100sqft home with a 500sqft outdoor pool in the Washington, D.C. area. The system now is the primary  source of space heating and cooling as well as domestic hot water and pool heating.

Solar Technologies
Report | Tuesday, Feb 06, 2018

Solar Jobs Census 2017

Each year, The Solar Foundation releases its National Solar Jobs Census, a report that tracks employment in the U.S. solar industry. It is the most comprehensive analysis of the solar labor market in the United States, and is a critical resource in educating policymakers and the general public about the economic impact of solar energy. 

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