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Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

Updating Building Codes Cost-Effectively With Solar

What you need to know about solar energy treatment as your jurisdiction updates to newer versions of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

Solar and Property Value

It is a common misconception that ground mounted solar farms decrease nearby property values. 

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

Community and Environmental Organizations Push Michigan Public Service Commission to Reject DTE’s Long-Term Energy Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. and LANSING, MI – Environmental and community organizations today are calling for Michigan’s Public Service Commission to reject the proposed long-term energy plan from DTE following testimony from experts revealing how DTE’s plan will hold back a transition to cleaner, more affordable energy. Experts ranging from energy economists, renewable experts, and health professionals submitted testimony detailing significant flaws in DTE’s proposal. 

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

SEIA CEO Abigail Hopper Dispels Common Solar Myths on National Morning Show

Last week, SEIA President and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper appeared live on The Weather Channel’s AMHQ to discuss the role of solar energy and storage in the United States.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

We Energies Drops Plan to Tax Solar Customers After Massive Public Outcry

WASHINGTON, D.C.and MILWAUKEE, WI  – Today, RENEW Wisconsin and We Energies announced that We Energies will drop its plans to tax its customers who own their own solar panels. The proposal would have forced people who have invested in solar energy to pay extra fees and was widely seen as an attempt to monopolize the solar industry.

Friday, Feb 08, 2019

HOA Solar Action Guide

Our partners at Solar United Neighbors have developed a helpful resource to assist those in Homeowners Associations (HOAs) with the process of going solar. 

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

2018 Solar Messaging Survey

SEIA commissioned a public opinion poll from Global Strategy Group to identify which arguments are most convincing for the general public to support solar.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

SEIA Releases Updated 'SEIA Residential Consumer Guide to Solar Power'

To advance efforts to educate residential solar consumers across America and pave the way to a positive solar buying experience, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) launched an updated SEIA Residential Consumer Guide to Solar Power.

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015

Residential Consumer Guide to Solar Power

Version 4 - Updated June 2018 In an effort to make 'going solar' as effortless and streamlined as possible, SEIA has developed a Guide to Solar Power tailored for residential consumers. This 6 page guide informs potential solar customers about the financing options available, contracting terms to be aware of, and other useful tips. This guide will be updated regularly. For more information on SEIA's Consumer Protection practices and resources, visit our Consumer Protection resource center. 

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