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Monday, Jul 15, 2024

SEIA Launches Industry Standards to Enhance Consumer Protection and Improve the Way Americans Experience Solar

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is releasing two new industry standards for public comment to promote the U.S. solar and storage industry’s ongoing efforts to promote consumer protection. The new standards are designed to ensure transparent, ethical solar sales practices and to raise the bar for safety and durability of rooftop solar and storage installations.

Friday, Jul 28, 2023

SEIA Gets Greenlight to Develop 11 New Standards Governing Solar Installation, Training, Recycling, Consumer Protection and Supply Chain Traceability

Today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) was approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop 11 new solar and energy storage standards.

Monday, Jun 12, 2023

SEIA Becomes an Accredited Standards Development Organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an Accredited Standards Development Organization. SEIA can now convene industry stakeholders to develop national standards for materials, products, processes, and services in the U.S. solar and storage industry.

Friday, Nov 11, 2022

Compromise Code Proposal Prevails in Victory for Clean Energy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a release of preliminary results on the 2024 ICC Building Code online governmental vote, the International Code Council’s (ICC) members have approved two compromise proposals from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) that designate solar and storage projects as Risk Category 2 infrastructure.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022

ICC Voters Hear Opposition From 318 Clean Energy Companies Amid Code Proposal Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 315 leading clean energy companies are calling on International Code Council (ICC) voters to reject a code proposal from FEMA that will upend U.S. clean energy progress, and instead, approve a set of compromise solutions. The proposed FEMA change to the 2024 International Building Code, S76-22, would require solar, storage and wind projects to meet Risk Category 4 requirements, the most stringent category possible.

Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

Under the Radar: Little-Known Code Proposal Imperils American Clean Energy

Climate change, hurricanes, FEMA, clean energy, the electric grid. Recently, these terms have been front and center for millions of Americans. Between historic federal legislation, intensifying natural disasters and rising electricity prices, the clean energy transition is more relevant and urgent than ever. However, a quiet storm is brewing that risks undercutting American clean energy and climate progress.

Monday, Sep 09, 2019

Federal Legislation Will Streamline Solar Permitting, Grow Clean Energy Economy

The American Energy Opportunity Act will create jobs, make U.S. energy more resilient, and reduce carbon emissions

Friday, Mar 22, 2019

Climate & Equity

Solar is an energy solution that provides clean, reliable electricity, increases consumer choice, and helps homeowners and business owners save money on their utility bills. As a carbon-free electricity source, solar is also a critical component of our nation's effort to combat the climate crisis. SEIA works every day to promote an equitable transition to a clean energy future and ensure the benefits of solar energy are available to all communities.

Friday, Mar 25, 2016

Proven Business Leader Joins SEIA as Director of Codes & Standards

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced today that it has hired Evelyn Butler to run the trade association’s Codes & Standards work.

Thursday, Mar 03, 2016

SEIA Forms New Committee Dedicated to PV Mounting System Manufacturers

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today announced the formation of the PV Mounting System Manufacturers Committee (MSMC). This committee will work with other SEIA members to ensure the industry is working together to advance solar products, services and policies. It will bring together manufacturers of the components that literally hold the solar industry together.

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