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Wednesday, Jan 03, 2018

SEIA Announces Release of Two Documents to Open Commercial & Industrial Solar

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced today the release of two documents designed to spur investment in commercial solar projects.  The first document is a contract that combines the benefits of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) to provide customers with a valuable new financing option.

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

SEIA: How Going Solar Impacts Your Home’s Value

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Roughly every 90 seconds, somewhere in the United States, a new customer is going solar. As the solar market rapidly expands, one of the top questions among both homeowners and homebuyers centers around how to best determine the value of a solar system on a residential property.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

New White Paper Reveals How C-PACE Can Expand the C&I Solar Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As demand for solar energy surges across America, today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Alta Energy jointly released a white paper highlighting an underutilized financing tool that can help boost commercial and industrial (C&I) solar development nationwide.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

SEIA and kWh Analytics Release the Best Practices for Solar Risk Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an effort to simplify the complex world of tax equity and debt investment, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and kWh Analytics released today the industry guide on the Best Practices for Solar Risk Management.  

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

SEIA Announces New Model Contract to Simplify Development and Open Investment Capital

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released today a new model contract to pave the way for more development of solar in the commercial and industrial (C&I) sector. The model power purchase agreement (PPA) for commercial customers was developed by SEIA’s C&I Working Group and vetted by some of the top law firms, development entities and financiers in the U.S.

Tuesday, Jan 03, 2017

Solar Energy Associations Unite to Open Capital for Wide-Scale Industry Growth

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Solar Energy Finance Association (SEFA) are joining forces and forming a new entity under SEIA to support wide-scale, low-cost solar deployment through better access to investment capital. Under SEIA, the two entities will better serve their membership and act as a single voice and organizing force for current and potential solar developers, investors and lenders.

Friday, Dec 02, 2016

Event Advisory: Preeminent Solar Finance & Tax Conference Coming to Washington D.C.

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is hosting its popular Finance & Tax Seminar in Washington D.C. next week. The two-day event dedicated exclusively to the most impactful accounting, finance and tax issues facing the solar industry will cover the biggest issues of the day including the potential impact of the election on the solar industry.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016

How to Expand Solar Development in the C&I Sector

The Commercial and Industrial (C&I) sector represents an extraordinary opportunity to deploy solar energy, but has experienced relatively slow growth due to a wide range of complexities in ownership structure, creditworthiness of the end-consumer, and other issues. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and an array of industry experts – convened as the SEIA Finance Initiative and its Commercial Real Estate working group – investigated the opportunity, associated barriers, and potential solutions of this underserved market. The culmination of the effort is a valuable whitepaper: Expanding Solar Deployment Opportunities in the C&I Sector: An Introduction to Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE).

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Federal Tax Incentives for Solar Energy

Often referred to as the "premier tax manual for the solar industry," those interested in solar tax and finance issues now have an entirely new edition at their disposal. For the first time in three years, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has released an updated Guide to Federal Tax Incentives for Solar Energy.

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