Policy-Driven Supply Constraints Cause Steep Drop in Solar Installations in 2022
WASHINGTON, D.C. and HOUSTON, TX — The United States added 20.2 gigawatts (GW) of new solar capacity in 2022, a 16% decrease from 2021. This was due in large part to an investigation into new anti-circumvention tariffs by the U.S. Department of Commerce, as well as equipment detainments by Customs and Border Protection under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.
Solar and Storage Industry Statement on CPUC's Revised Net Metering Proposal
SACRAMENTO and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) revealed its revised proposal to change the state’s net metering rules. Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state and regulatory affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA):
REPORT: Corporate Solar Adoption Soars, Accounts for 14% of U.S. Solar Market
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Led by tech and retail giants, American companies are installing record-levels of solar to power their operations and now account for 14% of all installed solar capacity in the United States, according to the Solar Means Business 2022 report released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The report, which tracks and analyzes commercial solar adoption, named Meta, Amazon, Apple, Walmart and Microsoft as the top five corporate solar users in America.
Analysis: Georgia Power Company Overcharges Customers by $1.87 Billion
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joint testimony led by SEIA shows that for the last 11 years, Georgia Power Company has been drastically overcharging all utility customers, far exceeding the revenue level set by the Georgia Public Service Commission.
U.S. Solar Industry Sees Worst Quarter Since 2020
The U.S. solar industry had its lowest quarter of installations since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight report released today by SEIA and Wood Mackenzie.
Gov. Murphy Has Opportunity to Bring Solar-Ready Warehouses to New Jersey
TRENTON, NJ and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, the New Jersey legislature passed A3352 which will require new warehouses to be solar-ready buildings. If Governor Murphy signs this bill into law, new warehouses that are constructed on or after July 1, 2022 will need to include a building design that’s optimized for solar installations. The bill defines warehouses as any building that is 100,000 square feet or more and primarily used to store goods for resale.
Solar Market Forges Ahead in Q3 as Residential Installations Recover and Utility-Scale Pipeline Grows
WASHINGTON, D.C. and HOUSTON, TX — U.S. solar companies installed 3.8 gigawatts (GW) of new solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in Q3 2020, a 9% increase from Q2 installations as the industry experienced a recovery from the worst impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report: U.S. Corporate Solar Investments Swell to 8300 Megawatts, Grow 20-Fold Over Last Decade
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tech giants, major retailers and other corporate leaders are making significant investments in clean energy and installed over 1,280 megawatts (MW) of new commercial solar capacity in the United States in 2019, the second largest year on record according to the latest Solar Means Business report. The annual report, released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), tracks both on-site and off-site installations and highlights the strong appeal of cost-saving solar energy for American businesses.
Corporate Solar Investments Surge in United States, Report Finds
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Tech giant Apple is now the leading procurer of corporate solar in the United States with nearly 400 megawatts (MW) of total installed capacity, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association’s Solar Means Business 2018 report. This report puts the power of corporate commitments to clean energy on display, as the world’s largest and most-recognizable companies turn to solar energy in historic numbers.
Solar Market Insight Report 2017 Year in Review
U.S. Solar Market Insight™ is a high-quality, solar-specific analysis and forecast to industry professionals in the form of quarterly and annual reports. Year in Review released March 15, 2018.