With Major Policy Win, Solar and Storage Industry Charts Course for a U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released a roadmap with near- and long-term steps to dramatically scale America’s solar manufacturing sector now that the Solar Energy Manufacturing for America Act (SEMA) has passed as part of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
WASHINGTON D.C. — The U.S. solar and storage industry and its allies are ramping up a push for Congress to pass a reconciliation bill with historic clean energy deployment and manufacturing provisions. Over 400 solar and storage companies sent a letter to congressional leaders today urging them to pass the legislation as hundreds of clean energy advocates make calls to offices on Capitol Hill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Solar installation forecasts for 2022 and 2023 are being cut by 46% due to the Biden administration’s circumvention case against solar imports from Southeast Asia. According to new analysis by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the case will result in a drop of 24 gigawatts (GW) of planned solar capacity over the next two years, which is more solar than the industry installed in all of 2021.
“This is Wreaking Havoc on our Business”: Companies Share Stories About the Impact of the Auxin Tariff Petition
In a bewildering act that runs counter to President Biden’s climate goals, the U.S. Department of Commerce is investigating whether to impose another set of tariffs on the solar industry. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) conducted an industry-wide survey to measure the catastrophic impacts of the Commerce Department’s decision. To date, more than 600 clean energy companies from across the country shared heartbreaking stories about their new reality as this investigation ripples across the industry and looms over their lives.
SEIA CEO Abigail Ross Hopper joins U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 357 to discuss bipartisan infrastructure and Build Back Better investments in clean energy jobs. America faces a once-in-a-generation opportunity to build a clean energy economy that will create hundreds of thousands of new career opportunities in communities across the country.
WASHINGTON D.C. — In a prehearing brief filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) urged the Biden Administration to phase out the Section 201 global safeguard tariffs on imported solar cells and modules.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today President Biden and the U.S. Department of Energy released an Issue Brief on solar energy research, deployment and workforce priorities. The report details a number of priorities that are important to the solar industry.
If Congress prioritizes smart, long-term solar policies, we can tackle the climate crisis and ensure a bright future for generations of Americans to come.
America is facing an unprecedented opportunity to enact bold federal policies to decarbonize our electric grid and generate hundreds of thousands of quality clean energy jobs. To achieve this, SEIA is mobilizing a nationwide campaign urging leaders in Washington to act.
Event Detail The solar industry is currently outpacing the rest of the economy in its employment of veterans, with veterans representing 8.7% of the solar workforce, compared to 5.7% in the overall economy. But there is still a long way to go in order to continue building military representation in solar energy.