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Thursday, Mar 07, 2024

Leading the Charge: The Top 5 Solar States of 2023

Solar is coming off a landmark, record-shattering year in 2023. To celebrate this momentous year, SEIA is counting down the top five solar states of 2023 — all of which are positioning themselves as national leaders in America’s energy economy.

Friday, May 21, 2021

Colorado Makes it Easier to Connect Solar + Storage Projects to the Grid

DENVER and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Decisions by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission earlier this week will make it faster and easier to connect solar + storage systems to the grid. The decisions primarily adopt recommendations by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Colorado Solar and Storage Association (COSSA).

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

Solar Industry Commends Colorado for Enacting Pioneering Energy Storage Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C.  - Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) jointly commended Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper for signing into law energy storage legislation that will help the state’s solar market and jobs grow. The measure, Senate Bill 9, allows Colorado residents to install and use energy storage on their property without unnecessary restrictions or discriminatory rates. The legislation makes Colorado one of the first states to declare energy storage a “right” for consumers.

Friday, Aug 12, 2016

SEIA is Part of Large Settlement to Resolve Energy Issues in Colorado

Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on today’s filing of a multi-faceted settlement to resolve energy issues in Colorado

Friday, Aug 28, 2015

A Good Day For Net Metering Policies

Wednesday, Aug. 26: A good day. A good day for net metering policies. A good day for the solar industry. A good day for consumers who are interested in having options and choices for their individual energy portfolios.On Wednesday, Aug. 26, there were two important victories that took place in Nevada and Colorado. Independent net metering results that leave both of those states, both economically and environmentally, better off – at least for now.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Solar Industry Commends Today's PUC Decision on Net Metering

Solar industry leaders commended today's decision by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to leave the state's net metering policy unchanged, calling it a "fair outcome" for the state's consumers, utilities and solar industry.

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Colorado’s Renewable Portfolio Standard

In a precedent-setting decision, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the constitutionality of Colorado’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS), ruling that the state’s RPS does not impose unlawful regulations on out-of-state companies.

Wednesday, Apr 08, 2015

Colorado Shows Growth in Residential, Commercial Solar Installations

Led by solid growth in both the residential and commercial markets, Colorado ranked 13th in the nation in installed solar capacity last year, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review.

Monday, Dec 15, 2014

New Report Shows Residential Solar in Colorado Up 30%

Demonstrating continued support for clean, renewable energy, residential solar installations in Colorado in Q3 were up more than 30 percent over the same period last year, according to the new quarterly report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014

CPUC Approves Settlement to Extend Solar*Rewards Program

At the urging of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and other stakeholders, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today approved a settlement that will reopen the company’s highly popular Colorado small residential and medium-sized Solar*Rewards solar programs until the state’s 2014 Renewable Energy Standard (RES) Compliance Plan is finalized later this year.

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