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Wednesday, Apr 17, 2024

200 Clean Energy Companies Urge Congress to Pass Siting, Permitting, and Transmission Reform Before 2024 Election

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today nearly 200 solar and storage companies sent a letter to congressional leaders calling for legislation to improve permitting, project siting, transmission, and public lands access for solar and solar plus storage projects. 

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021

Solar Industry Commends Biden’s Climate Executive Actions

WASHINGTON D.C.—President Biden announced key actions on several climate issues today, including clean energy jobs, infrastructure, and environmental justice. Following is a statement on these executive orders from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA): “The president has outlined a clear and carefully thought-out vision for addressing the range of climate challenges we face, and I commend and thank him for taking swift action on many of those challenges during the first week of this administration.

Monday, Sep 09, 2019

Federal Legislation Will Streamline Solar Permitting, Grow Clean Energy Economy

The American Energy Opportunity Act will create jobs, make U.S. energy more resilient, and reduce carbon emissions

Thursday, Nov 08, 2012

SEIA Comments on a Solar Plan for the Nevada National Security Site

Comments submitted November 9, 2011 by SEIA to NNSA regarding the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Continued Operation of the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and Off-Site Locations in the State of Nevada. NNSA and DOE should select the Expanded Operations Alternative because it maximizes the solar energy resources available at the NNSS.

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012

Solar Industry Comments on Solar Power on Public Lands - PEIS

SEIA has been working with various stakeholder organizations and the Department of Interior to refine the programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) for solar energy project development on public lands.

Monday, Jul 16, 2012

SEIA Comments on USFWS ANPR Regarding Incentives for Voluntary Conservation Actions

To: Mr. Jim Serfis, Chief, Office of Communications and Candidate ConservationU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  RE: Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ‐ Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Expanding Incentives for Voluntary Conservation Actions Under the Endangered Species Act  

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012

BLM 2012 Priority Renewable Energy Projects

This factsheet provides a list of renewable energy projects to which the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has given priority in 2012.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012

Permitted & Pending Utility-Scale Solar Power Projects on Public Lands

This factsheet provides a list of solar power projects that are pending or have received permits by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Arizona Solar Working Group Comments On the Draft EIS for the Restoration Design Energy Project

Joint Comments from the Arizona Solar Working Group to the Arizona BLM submitted May 16, 2012.

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