Solar and Storage Industry Responds to Treasury Dept. Guidance on Domestic Content Provisions in Landmark Clean Energy Law
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released new guidance that will govern the implementation of the domestic content bonus credit in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
Solar and Storage Industry Statement on Senate Vote to Repeal Solar Tariff Pause
WASHINGTON D.C. — Today the United States Senate passed legislation to repeal the Biden administration’s June 2022 proclamation to provide a two-year moratorium for new solar tariffs. The resolution now moves to President Biden’s desk where it is expected to be vetoed. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA): “Any legislation that threatens 30,000 American jobs and weakens our nation’s energy security to this degree should be dead on arrival.
Americans Want Clean Energy Products Made in the USA and That Goal is Now Within Reach
If the United States wants to achieve its energy security and climate goals while creating well-paying jobs in the clean energy economy, building a robust solar and storage manufacturing base here in America is non-negotiable.
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).
President Biden’s Signature on Historic Inflation Reduction Act Secures America’s Position as the Global Leader on Clean Energy
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, sparking the biggest investment in clean energy ever made in U.S. history. The law contains 10-year tax incentives for solar and storage deployment, investments in domestic solar manufacturing and other critical energy provisions. This law will create a stable policy environment for years to come, helping to grow private investments, create American jobs, and make significant progress on climate change.
House Takes Important Step Forward on Clean Energy Progress by Passing Inflation Reduction Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives approved the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes historic, long-term provisions to decarbonize the electric grid with significant clean energy deployment and domestic manufacturing. Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the House passage:
Senate Ushers in New Era of American Energy Leadership with Inflation Reduction Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act which includes long-term solar and storage tax incentives, investments in domestic solar manufacturing and other critical provisions that will help decarbonize the electric grid with significant clean energy deployment. Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the Senate’s passage of this historic legislation:
Arizona Businesses Press for Final Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 90 Arizona solar and storage businesses sent a letter to Senators Krysten Sinema and Mark Kelly today lauding the potential impact of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) on the state’s clean energy economy and urging Congress to pass the transformative legislation.
Solar and Storage Industry Statement on Reconciliation Deal
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following is a statement from SEIA president and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper on the reports of a reconciliation deal between Senator Manchin and Leader Schumer:
Over 400 Companies Urge Congress to Act as Solar Industry Rallies for Reconciliation Push
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.