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Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

Over 300 Communities in 40 States Now “Open for Solar Business”

From Anchorage, Alaska, to Sarasota, Florida, more than 300 local governments have now met national benchmarks for encouraging the growth of solar energy and removing barriers to solar market development.

Monday, Oct 07, 2019

SEIA and Kentucky Solar Industries Association Formalize Affiliate Partnership

The Kentucky Solar Industries Association (KYSEIA) is now a formal SEIA state affiliate.

Friday, Oct 04, 2019

U.S. Manufacturers Are Helping Build Our Clean Energy Future

SEIA has set a goal for solar to reach 20% of U.S. electricity generation by 2030. That massive growth should be fueled by a strong supply chain and manufacturing base here in the U.S.

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019

Diversity & Inclusion Cuts Through Noise of North America’s Largest Solar Trade Show

Solar Power International (SPI) and North America Smart Energy Week (NASEW) 2019 featured an array of new programming to address and discuss diversity & inclusion challenges.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

Forecast: Solar Tax Credit Extension Would Boost Jobs, Economy and Climate Fight

An extension of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) would spark $87 billion in new private sector investment and add 113,000 American jobs over baseline estimates by 2030

Monday, Sep 23, 2019

Solar Industry Maps Out Next Steps for 20% by 2030 Goal

As part of the first steps into the Solar+ Decade, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released a roadmap that puts solar energy on a path to reaching 20% of U.S. electricity generation by 2030. The roadmap is a 10-year strategic vision for the solar industry that highlights both opportunities and systemic challenges the industry will need to overcome to reach its goals.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

SPI Sneak Preview: Three Ways to Make the Solar Value Chain More Sustainable

It’s easy to confuse ‘renewable’ with ‘sustainable.’ Both principles lie at the core of the solar energy industry. While energy from the sun is renewable, it’s our responsibility to ensure that, as our industry grows, we take the necessary steps to create a sustainable future throughout our entire value chain. Here, I cover three areas where we can drive meaningful change on the path to sustainability.  

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

SPI Sneak Preview: Expanding the U.S. Solar Manufacturing Base

SEIA has set a bold vision for solar energy to account for 20% of all U.S. electricity generation by 2030. To get there, the industry will need to deploy nearly 400 gigawatts (GW) of solar in the next 10 years. Installations at that scale will require an unprecedented amount of manufacturing, from cells and modules to racking and inverters. At SEIA, we know it’s critical to take advantage of this opportunity and establish a vibrant and sophisticated solar supply chain here at home. 

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

Solar & Multiuse Farming

Solar development and agricultural use can exist not only side-by-side, but increasingly are found together.

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