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Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

Rise in Solar Schools Unlocks More Local Funding for Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. - With installation costs plummeting, American schools are switching to solar energy at a rapid pace, reducing their electricity bills and freeing up resources to invest in education.

Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017

American Solar Job Force Hits New Record Growth, Now Stands at 260,000-Strong

Experiencing its biggest growth year yet, the solar industry in the United States now employs more than 260,000 Americans, according to The Solar Foundation's seventh annual National Solar Jobs Census released today.

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015

Massachusetts Shows Big Gains in Solar Employment

Massachusetts' continued commitment to clean, solar energy is paying off, according to a just-released report by The Solar Foundation, which shows the state second only to California in solar jobs. Reacting to the news, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), said this remarkable progress is a result of several factors.

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015

National Solar Jobs Census

The Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census 2014 is the fifth annual update of current employment, trends, and projected growth in the U.S. solar industry.

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015

New Jobs Report Shows Value of Solar Energy to U.S. Economy

WASHINGTON, DC - Growing at an annual rate of more than 20 percent – far outpacing the growth of the overall U.S. economy, a new report released today shows that the U.S. solar industry added more than 31,000 jobs in 2014, bringing total employment in the sector to 173,807 workers.  The results were released by The Solar Foundation (TSF), a widely-respected, non-profit organization.

Monday, Dec 01, 2014

Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools

This webinar will present the results of data collection and analysis effort, discussing changes in why schools are going solar, where these systems are being installed, how they are being financed, as well as other information relevant to nonprofits, solar companies, and individuals interested in supporting solar on K-12 schools.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

SEIA Applauds Initiative to Expand Solar on NYC Schools

WASHINGTON, DC - Calling it an “important step forward,” the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is applauding a new initiative announced by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to install more than 6,000 kilowatts (kW) of solar power on public schools across the city.

Thursday, Apr 03, 2014

National Solar Schools Consortium Aims to Bring Solar to Every School in America

Nonprofit organizations and solar companies from across the nation today announced the launch of the National Solar Schools Consortium at the widely-attended National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Conference, which began today in Boston.

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014

SEIA: New Jobs Report Shows Value of Effective Public Policies

WASHINGTON, DC - Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement today after carefully reviewing The Solar Foundation’s new state-by-state jobs report:

Monday, Jan 27, 2014

New Jobs Report Shows Solar Continuing Record Growth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With today’s release of The Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), issued the following statement:

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