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Tuesday, Nov 07, 2017

Energy Industry Associations Tell FERC that DOE Proposal to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants is Unsupported by Record, Would Throw a Costly Wrench into Electricity Markets

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A diverse group of a dozen energy industry associations representing oil, natural gas, wind, solar, efficiency, and other energy technologies today submitted reply comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) continuing their opposition to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposed rulemaking on grid resiliency pricing in the next step in this FERC proceeding. Action by FERC is expected by Dec. 11.

Tuesday, Nov 07, 2017

Joint Industry Reply Comments Opposing DOE Proposal

A large collection of energy industry leaders, associations and stakeholders filed joint reply comments to the Department of Energy regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) October 2, 2017 Notice Inviting Comments. You can find the full comments in the PDF below.

Monday, Oct 23, 2017

Energy Industry Associations File Comments with FERC Opposing Rule Proposed by Energy Secretary Perry to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A diverse group of 12 energy industry associations representing oil, natural gas, wind, solar, efficiency, and other energy technologies today submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in response to the Department of

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

PURPA Must Continue to Support Fairness, Competition and Clean Energy in Electricity Markets

Following is a comment by Christopher Mansour, vice president of federal affairs at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the need to maintain the pro-solar provisions of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA). The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is reviewing PURPA during a daylong conference in Washington today.

Monday, Sep 22, 2014

Lazard's Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis - v.8.0

Lazard's Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis has been published since 2008. With their latest edition, Lazard shows that Wind and Solar PV continue to become cost-competitive.

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013

SEIA Applauds FERC Small Generation Interconnection Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Saying it will help to spur solar deployment nationwide, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) praised a new rule approved today by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that will expedite and reduce the cost of solar project interconnection, while maintaining the reliability and safety of the electric grid.

Tuesday, Oct 01, 2013

SEIA Urges Congress to End Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Concerned that a prolonged government shutdown could do long-term harm to the U.S. economy, SEIA President and CEO Rhone Resch today issued the following statement:

Monday, Jul 08, 2013

SEIA reply comments on SGIP proposed rule

SEIA filed additional comments in the FERC rulemaking which proposes changes to the Small Generator Interconnection Procedures (SGIP), docket RM13-2-000.SEIA's comments again express support for the proposed rule, as written, and object to proposals made by other parties to increase the cost and amount of time it takes to process interconnection requests.

Monday, Mar 25, 2013

2013 Policy Priorities- Federal & State

In 2013, the Solar Energy Industries Association is working at the federal and state levels to expand markets, remove market barriers, and increase available financing for solar projects.

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