WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced today the release of two documents designed to spur investment in commercial solar projects. The first document is a contract that combines the benefits of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) to provide customers with a valuable new financing option.
Solar energy offers commercial real estate (CRE) property owners and managers an exceptional opportunity to boost cash flow by reducing utility expenditures, increasing rents, and increasing common areas maintenance (CAM) reimbursements. Installing a solar photovoltaic (PV) array also fosters closer connections with tenants and their client bases, facilitates lease extensions, and enables a sustainable footprint.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - With Congress scheduled to vote on the tax bill later this week, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released the following statement from president and CEO, Abigail Ross Hopper:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, following aggressive advocacy efforts by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) to ensure the continued growth of the U.S. solar industry, Congress reached an agreement on comprehensive tax reform legislation. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, SEIA’s president and CEO:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As demand for solar energy surges across America, today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Alta Energy jointly released a white paper highlighting an underutilized financing tool that can help boost commercial and industrial (C&I) solar development nationwide.
The US solar industry is largely concentrated on the East and West Coasts (Fig. 1), and with good reason: coastal markets have high energy prices, attractive incentives, and diverse ownership models that allow commercial property owners to decide their appetite for investment. However, the majority of US states see lackluster commercial solar development.
SEIA’s Solar Goes Corporate is the leading forum to discuss and learn how businesses can effectively procure, deploy, and invest in solar energy. This event is designed to leverage the insight of leaders across the solar industry and the business community to discuss critical trends, innovations, and tools relating to solar technologies and finance. Attendees range from experienced Fortune 500 companies to small/mid-market companies as well as developers, service providers and the broader solar industry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an effort to simplify the complex world of tax equity and debt investment, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and kWh Analytics released today the industry guide on the Best Practices for Solar Risk Management.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released today a new model contract to pave the way for more development of solar in the commercial and industrial (C&I) sector. The model power purchase agreement (PPA) for commercial customers was developed by SEIA’s C&I Working Group and vetted by some of the top law firms, development entities and financiers in the U.S.