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Wednesday, Mar 01, 2017

SEIA Statement on Settlement Reached in Arizona

Following is a statement by Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the rate design settlement filed today with the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC)

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

CA ISO Energy Imbalance Market – What Does it Mean For Developers?

In October of 2014, the ISO’s EIM goes “live” with PacifiCorp, serving customers in six states. Both the ISO and PacifiCorp recently received conditional approval of their filings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and are proceeding with testing and market simulation. This webinar provides an overview of the EIM, the current status of its implementation and a look to the future – including anticipated work following the October start date and an overview of the Transitional Committee which is an advisory body to the ISO Board on EIM issues.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Lighting the Way: The Top Ten States that Helped Drive America's Solar Energy Boom in 2013

This 51-page report from Environment Illinois and the Frontier Group examines solar deployment at the state level and finds that strong solar policies have driven deployment growth in the top solar states. The report highlights the ability of other states to follow these successes by implementing similar policies.

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

Questions Raised About APS Move Into Rooftop Solar

In a move condemned by many solar companies in Arizona, the state’s largest utility, APS, has announced that it will begin installing rooftop solar on customers’ homes.  After learning of the news, Ken Johnson, vice president of communications for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), issued the following statement:

Tuesday, Mar 04, 2014

New Report: U.S. Solar Market Grows 41%, Has Record Year in 2013

Continuing its explosive growth, the U.S. solar industry had a record-shattering year in 2013.

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013

SEIA Vows to Continue Efforts to Educate ACC About ‘Value’ of Solar

WASHINGTON, DC - Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), today released the following statement after the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) voted to impose new fees on solar customers statewide:“While we applaud the ACC’s decision to keep net energy metering in place – and appreciate the Commission’s last-minute efforts to find a middle ground when it comes to new fees on solar customers – we are deeply troubled by today’s precedent-setting action.

Tuesday, Oct 01, 2013

ACC Staff Report Affirms Importance of Net Energy Metering

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The long-awaited Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) staff report on Net Energy Metering (NEM) has affirmed several key positions taken by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in a recent filing before the commission.After the report was issued, Carrie Cullen Hitt, SEIA Sr. Vice President for State Affairs, released the following statement:

Monday, Jul 08, 2013

Spring State Legislative Update

This webinar was an opportunity to review the results and progress of renewable energy bills in states that SEIA is active or monitoring. These states include Massachusetts, California, Arizona, New Jersey, Colorado, New York, Texas, and Nevada. While many of these states legislative sessions had concluded, and final results of bills are available, some were still in session – and status updates were provided.

Friday, May 10, 2013

The Benefits and Costs of Solar Distributed Generation for Arizona Public Service

This report provides a new cost-benefit analysis of the impacts of solar distributed generation (DG) on ratepayers in the service territory of Arizona Public Service (APS). The study shows that distributed solar generation (DG) and net energy metering will provide Arizona Public Service (APS) customers with $34 million in benefits each year.

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013

2012 Top 10 Solar States

In 2012, the U.S. solar industry installed 3.3 GW of solar capacity, growing 76% over 2011's total. What happened in your state? Find out!

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