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Thursday, Jun 21, 2018

SEIA Commends CPUC Decision to Bolster Low-Income Solar Access

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association on the California Public Utility Commission’s decision today to increase opportunities for low-income households to go solar.

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

San Diego Rate Case Decision Sends Wrong Signal to Solar Customers and Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. - Today, the California Public Utilities Commission voted to adopt San Diego’s General Rate Case after revising the decision earlier this month. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA) both criticized the decision as unsupported by the facts in the case, inconsistent with the state’s policies, and detrimental to solar customers.  

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Solar Industry Tells CPUC It Has Major Concerns with Southern California Edison’s Proposed Investments

Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar filed testimony with the California Public Utilities Commission on Southern California Edison’s grid modernization proposal and issued the following statements. CPUC is weighing SCE’s grid plan which is part of its general rate case proposal filed last fall. The Commission is scheduled to hold public hearings on the rate case next week. The solar industry and advocates released the following statements:

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016

Solar Industry Commends California Public Utilities Commission for Maintaining Net Metering

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), which today voted 3-2 to continue net metering in California.

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016

California Makes the Most of Golden State Net Metering Opportunity

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) affirmed its place as one of the most forward-looking state agencies in the nation today by voting 3-2 to open doors to solar energy in a diverse set of homes and communities throughout the state.

Tuesday, Dec 15, 2015

Solar Industry Applauds Proposed Decision from California Public Utilities Commission to Preserve Net Metering

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today applauded the California Public Utilities Commission’s proposal to preserve net metering. Maintaining net metering is key to California’s climate leadership and its clean energy job growth.

Monday, Mar 23, 2015

Efficient Use of Land to Meet Sustainable Energy Needs

Solar energy within the built environment may be an overlooked opportunity for meeting sustainable energy needs in places with land and environmental constraints.

Friday, Mar 20, 2015

California Nearing Huge Milestone In Solar Deployment

Someone once said, “the life you live is the lesson you teach.” Well, there isn’t a better example of that than the historic “we’re all in” commitment made in 2002 by California to secure a clean energy future.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015

California Nearing Huge Milestone in Solar Deployment

WASHINGTON, DC –  California has cemented its place as America’s solar leader, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review, and stands poised to become the first state in the nation to have 10 gigawatts (GW) of installed solar capacity – enough to power nearly 2.5 million homes.

Monday, Dec 22, 2014

Environmental and Economic Benefits of Building Solar in California

In this report, the authors examine California's leadership in US expansion of renewable energy electricity generation by discussing first the boom in utility-scale solar farms in California and the subsequent employment effects of having built 4,250 MW of utility-scale solar powered electricity generating facilities in California over the last five years.

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