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Friday, May 24, 2019

Solar Industry Urges Gov. Abbott to Extend Tax Abatement Program

AUSTIN, TX and WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the solar industry voiced support for the Texas House of Representatives for passing a 10-year extension of Chapter 312, a section of tax code that enables property tax abatements for companies bringing new investment and jobs to Texas. The legislature sent this tax abatement extension that includes renewable energy provisions to Governor Abbott for signature. Following is a statement from Katherine Gensler, vice president of regulatory affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association:

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Solar Power Texas

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Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

PUCT Approves Settlement in El Paso Electric Rate Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the unopposed settlement filed today to resolve El Paso Electric’s rate case, filed in Feb. 2017: “While this settlement is far from perfect, SEIA is pleased that the El Paso Electric Company was willing to negotiate with the many parties in this case. Under a new grandfathering provision, current solar customers in the market will now be able to enjoy their solar systems without fear of penalty.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017

Texas’ Solar Market Surges in Spring With Best Quarter in History

BOSTON Mass. and WASHINGTON D.C. — Texas’ solar market soared this past spring, adding 24 percent of all the state’s cumulative capacity in a three-month span, according to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report.

Saturday, Oct 08, 2016

Texas Solar

Get facts and figures on the growth of solar energy in Texas, including companies, projects, and policy resources.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016

SEIA Joins Settlement to Resolve El Paso Electric's Rate Case

Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the unanimous settlement filed today to resolve El Paso Electric’s 2015 rate case

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

Texas on Track to Become the Fastest-Growing Utility-Scale Solar Market in the U.S.

Kicking off the year with record growth across all solar sectors, Texas is on track to become the fastest-growing utility-scale solar market in the U.S. within the next five years, according to the recently released U.S. Solar Market Insight, Q2 2016, compiled by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

Monday, Jun 22, 2015

Texas Enjoys Record-Breaking Quarter as New Solar Capacity Soars

Powered by growth across all solar sectors, Texas recorded its best-ever Q1 with 49 megawatts (MW) of newly installed solar capacity coming online, according to the recently released U.S. Solar Market Insight Report compiled by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015

Texas Cracks Top 10 in Total Solar Capacity

Continuing its impressive growth, Texas had the eighth most new solar capacity added last year in the nation, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review. The state also finished the year ranked No. 10 among all states in total installed solar capacity.

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