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Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016

New Report Names Target the Top Corporate Solar Installer in the U.S.

Target has grabbed the top spot among American businesses that are going solar. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) revealed Target’s ascension to the top of the list in its 2016 Solar Means Business report, issued today, which found that more American businesses are installing solar than ever before.

Monday, Nov 30, 2015

New report finds more American businesses are installing solar than ever before

Growth in the use of solar energy has surged 183 percent among America’s top companies in the four years since the first Solar Means Business report was published. The study released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) also shows a 59 percent growth in solar installations since just last year.

Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015

Solar Means Business 2015: Top U.S. Corporate Solar Users

More of America’s businesses are choosing to install solar than ever before. Walmart once again took the top spot among America’s businesses in the electric generation capacity of its solar investments and number of solar projects. The big box retailer, based in Bentonville, Ark., boasts a robust 142 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity and has completed 348 installations.

Friday, Jan 24, 2014

America Supports Solar’ Campaign Kicks Off

WASHINGTON, DC – Did you know that solar energy in the United States is now generating enough electricity to power 2 million American homes, including the White House?  Or that the payback on installing a home heating and cooling system (SHC) can be as little as four years?  Would you be surprised to learn leading blue chip companies like Walmart, Apple, Costco, Kohl’s and IKEA are saving big bucks by installing rooftop solar?  Or that just one utility-scale solar facility can power 170,000 homes? 

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012

SEIA Statement on Solar Industry Sustainability Practices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement today in response to Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) releasing its 2012 Solar Scorecard.

Friday, Apr 06, 2012

New Report Shows Solar Energy Manufacturing is Setting Best Practices for Sustainable Growth

A new report from As You Sow, a non-profit that promotes environmental and social corporate responsibility, released yesterday found that the global solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing industry is setting best practices for sustainable growth

Friday, Apr 06, 2012

SEIA Releases Solar Industry Commitment to Environmental & Social Responsibility

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today released a Solar Industry Commitment to Environmental and Social Responsibility (Solar Commitment), a document that promotes the implementation of environmental and social responsibility standards throughout the solar industry.

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