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Monday, Sep 18, 2017

Solar Industry Responds to New York’s Recent Clean Energy Ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The solar industry responded to the New York Public Service Commission’s (Commission) approval of utility implementation plans in the Value of Distributed Energy Resources (VDER) proceeding. These critical plans set the compensation for solar customers in each utility service territory and established a successor program to net metering in New York. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA) and the Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA) released the following joint statement:

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017

Modernizing the Electric Grid to Encourage Widespread Use of Solar Power

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Built during the last century, the United States electric grid is in need of an update to account for changes in how Americans get their electricity. A white paper being issued by Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today, is the first in a series that will detail the steps necessary to properly upgrade our power infrastructure. 

Thursday, Mar 09, 2017

New York Reaches Milestone in Clean Energy Commitment

The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) voted today to approve the first phase of the Value of Distributed Energy Resources order, reaching a milestone in New York’s long-term vision of a modern energy system that puts customer participation and clean energy at its center.

Monday, Feb 13, 2017

New York’s Energy Czar, Richard Kauffman, Receives SEIA Solar Champion Award

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) presented Richard Kauffman, New York’s chairman of energy and finance and NYSERDA Board chair, with the prestigious SEIA Solar Champion Award, an honor bestowed upon entities or individuals who have helped strengthen solar energy in America.

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

New York Roadmaps Path to Solar Growth

Today, New York’s Department of Public Services staff delivered recommendations to state regulators as part of the state’s Value of Distributed Energy Resources initiative. The report marks the first major milestone in Reforming the Energy Vision process, and depicts a promising opportunity for solar to deliver job growth, healthy communities and grid resiliency to the Empire State.

Wednesday, Sep 07, 2016

Solar Power New York

If you’re looking to do business in New York, this is your event. Solar Power New York, the premier event for solar professionals in the Empire State, will feature a robust schedule of topics highlighting solar policy updates, regional trends, along with opportunities to network with other companies from this top-10 solar market.

Monday, Aug 01, 2016

New York Should be Applauded for Setting a 50 Percent Clean Energy Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the New York Public Service Commission's approval of a 50 percent Clean Energy Standard by 2030:

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016

New York's "Go Solar" Tips Augment SEIA's Consumer Protection Efforts

Following today's release of Going Solar: Tips and Considerations for Homeowners by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Tom Kimbis, interim president of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released the following statement:

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016

Solar Industry Applauds Gov. Cuomo’s Commitment to Clean Energy

Following is a statement from Rick Umoff, Director of State Affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), in response to today’s remarks by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his 2016 State of the State

Monday, Nov 23, 2015

SEIA Applauds Governor Cuomo For Setting a 50 Percent Renewable Electricity Mandate

Following is a comment from Rhone Resch, president and chief executive officer of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on reports that New York is going to establish a mandatory 50 percent renewable portfolio standard by 2030.

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