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Thursday, Jan 11, 2024

Protecting and Empowering American Solar Customers

Every solar installation should be safe, reliable, and every customer should have a clear understanding of what to expect when purchasing and maintaining a new solar system. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is empowering customers by not only providing them with informational resources but also working to develop national standards that promote fair sales practices to ensure the safe and uniform installation of solar and storage systems.

Friday, Nov 17, 2023

Solar and Storage Industry Statement on New Section 48 ITC Proposed Rules

Today the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued proposed rules to implement changes made in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) to the Section 48 Investment Tax Credit.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2023

New Report Charts the Path to an American-Made Energy Storage Future

Today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released a report that addresses the barriers to building a robust energy storage manufacturing sector in the United States.

Monday, Oct 02, 2023

Clean Energy in Your Community: Solar Powers America’s Hospitals, Churches, and Rec Centers

In many communities, hospitals, places of worship, and recreation centers play a vital role in bringing people together and helping in times of need. Now, community centers are turning to solar and storage to provide power and are exploring new solar savings and benefit-sharing models along the way.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2023

Purposeful, Proactive Growth: Navigating Long-Term Challenges in the Solar and Storage Industry

America’s solar and storage industry is — by any metric — booming. While this growth has been quick, it has not been haphazard. This expansion is underpinned by the industry’s steadfast commitment to purposeful, proactive growth.

Monday, Aug 14, 2023

Solar and Storage Companies Add Over $100 Billion to U.S. Economy as a Result of the Inflation Reduction Act

Since the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) passed one year ago, U.S. solar and storage companies have announced over $100 billion in private sector investments, helping bolster the American economy, according to new analysis released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Solar and storage manufacturing is now surging in the United States, as 51 solar manufacturing facilities have been announced or expanded in the last year.

Friday, Mar 24, 2023

North Carolina Regulators Issue Order to Strengthen the State’s Rooftop Solar Market

RALEIGH, N.C. — On Thursday, the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) issued final orders in its net metering “Smart $aver” docket. The Commission approved a three-year glide path for solar customers to transition from monthly credits to a more dynamic time-of-use rate structure that incentivizes the use of solar when it is most valuable. The order also directs Duke Energy to open a solar plus storage program within 90 days, approves a $0.36/watt incentive to go solar, and approves another monetary incentive to encourage residential energy storage installations.   

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.

Sunday, Aug 07, 2022

Senate Ushers in New Era of American Energy Leadership with Inflation Reduction Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act which includes long-term solar and storage tax incentives, investments in domestic solar manufacturing and other critical provisions that will help decarbonize the electric grid with significant clean energy deployment. Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the Senate’s passage of this historic legislation:

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