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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.

Fact Sheet | Monday, May 21, 2018

Investment Tax Credit for Energy Storage

Energy storage systems are being deployed with residential, commercial and utility applications, helping all generation sources connected to the grid become more efficient and cost-competitive. Encompassing a multitude of technologies, including chemical batteries, thermal, and pumped hydro, energy storage stores excess energy and converts it back to electricity when most needed.

Finance & Tax | Rooftop Solar | Solar Technologies | Utility-Scale Solar
Whitepaper | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

DER and the Non-Wires Solutions Opportunity

This whitepaper, the fifth in SEIA's series on grid modernization, focuses on the ways in which utilities are deferring traditional distribution grid investments with investments in distributed energy resources (DER).

State Solar Policy
Case Study | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Solar Heating & Cooling Case Study - Wheaton College

In August 2017, Wheaton College installed a solar hot water system on the roof of its Haas Athletic Center.

Solar Technologies
Case Study | Monday, Apr 30, 2018

Solar Heating & Cooling Case Study - Larkspur Commons

Larkspur Commons has 136 units ranging from 1-3  bedrooms that are rented out to families earning less than 50-60% of the area’s median income.

Solar Technologies
Report | Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

Solar Means Business 2017

Tracking Corporate Solar Adoption in the U.S.

Finance & Tax | Renewable Energy Deployment
Fact Sheet | Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018

Solar Means Business Factsheet

Major U.S. businesses are choosing solar at a rapid rate to power their operations. SEIA’s Solar Means Business Report tracks a variety of commercial solar installations, including the top 25 corporate solar users, many of whom are Fortune 500 companies.

Finance & Tax | Renewable Energy Deployment