Today the Bureau of Land Management released a revised environmental review of the Western Solar Plan, also known as the Solar Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). This new document will govern leasing public lands for solar.
Over 130 Solar Executives Converge on Washington to Protect Pro-Growth Policies and Chart SEIA’s Advocacy for 2024 and Beyond
Over 130 solar and storage executives will meet in Washington, DC this week to urge lawmakers to protect pro-growth clean energy policies and discuss the industry’s future. Throughout the week, clean energy executives will participate in the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA’s) Q4 board of directors meeting, share their stories with members of Congress on Capitol Hill, and connect with environmental justice advocates at a special event the trade association is hosting on the Hill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, petitioners in the U.S. Department of Commerce’s antidumping duty and countervailing duty (AD/CDV) investigations of aluminum extrusions filed comments regarding the scope of the investigation and which products would be subject to duties if the investigating agencies make affirmative determinations. The petitioners agreed with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) that the scope of the investigations should exclude solar modules that incorporate aluminum extrusion components.
The U.S. solar industry added 6.5 gigawatts (GW) of new electric generating capacity in Q3 2023, a 35% year-over-year increase as federal clean energy policies begin to take hold. As a result of this growth, the United States is expected add a record 33 gigawatts (GW) of solar capacity in 2023, according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Q4 2023 report released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie.
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.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is calling on solar and storage companies to join the hundreds of American businesses that have shared their success stories, hosted site visits and signed a letter urging Congress to preserve the Inflation Reduction Act’s pro-growth energy provisions. These energy and tax policies have sparked $100 billion of solar and storage investments in the last year and will drive $565 billion into the economy by 2033.
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.
As Debt Ceiling Negotiations Continue, Renewable Groups Urge Congress to Enact Bipartisan Transmission Permitting Legislation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With permitting reform discussions occurring in Congress this week and debt ceiling negotiations continuing, leading national renewable energy organizations sent a letter to House and Senate leadership urging the enactment of bipartisan transmission permitting legislation that builds on the transformational clean energy policies included in the Inflation Reduction Act.
Solar and Storage Industry Responds to Treasury Dept. Guidance on Domestic Content Provisions in Landmark Clean Energy Law
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released new guidance that will govern the implementation of the domestic content bonus credit in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
WASHINGTON D.C. — Today the United States Senate passed legislation to repeal the Biden administration’s June 2022 proclamation to provide a two-year moratorium for new solar tariffs. The resolution now moves to President Biden’s desk where it is expected to be vetoed. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA): “Any legislation that threatens 30,000 American jobs and weakens our nation’s energy security to this degree should be dead on arrival.