By convening key stakeholders and developing flexible land use solutions, this initiative is bound to deliver the economic, social, and ecological benefits of solar power to communities across the county.
Earth Week 2023 feels different. For the first time ever, Americans are celebrating Earth Day with a comprehensive clean energy plan in place. The U.S. solar and storage industry is growing, and America’s ambitious clean energy goals are finally within reach.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released a new map and guidance that will govern the implementation of the Energy Communities adder credit, a tool the U.S. solar and storage industry can use to improve access to solar power and energy storage.
The Section 25D residential tax credit may be claimed by individuals who purchase a solar energy system or a standalone energy storage system for their home. SEIA put together this summary to help residential customers understand the basics of Section 25D tax credits.
The U.S. solar industry’s top priority for permitting reform is the speedy deployment of more transmission infrastructure that fairly distributes costs among everyone who benefits from it.
The United States is entering a new era powered by abundant, low-cost clean energy. By 2030, solar energy can meet 30% of U.S. electricity generation while creating $100 billion of annual economic investment and supporting one million family-sustaining jobs. This vision is achievable, but without attention and action, historical injustices in America’s energy sector will continue.
In October 2021, SEIA launched its Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Certification Program. The DEIJ Certification Program encourages broad participation and rewards companies working in earnest to create a more inclusive work environment, serve their communities, and attract, hire, promote, and retain diverse talent. This program is part of SEIA’s broader DEIJ efforts and underscores the importance of company-level contributions to the industry’s diversity efforts.
Solar and Storage Industry Reacts to EPA Guidance on Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund in the Inflation Reduction Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided initial details on a new program in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) called the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in reaction to the new guidance: