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Wednesday, Jan 03, 2018

SEIA Announces Release of Two Documents to Open Commercial & Industrial Solar

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.

Tuesday, Jan 02, 2018

Solar Energy & Commercial Real Estate (CRE)

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. 

Monday, Dec 18, 2017

SEIA Thanks Members of Congress for Preserving Critical Solar ITC

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:

Friday, Dec 15, 2017

Final Version of Tax Bill Keeps ITC Intact, Allowing for Strong Solar Growth to Continue

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:

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

New White Paper Reveals How C-PACE Can Expand the C&I Solar Market

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.

Friday, Oct 20, 2017

Opening C&I Solar Markets with C-PACE

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.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

Solar Goes Corporate

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. 

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

SEIA and kWh Analytics Release the Best Practices for Solar Risk Management

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.  

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

SEIA Announces New Model Contract to Simplify Development and Open Investment Capital

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.

Saturday, Jul 01, 2017

SEIA Finance & Tax Seminar

The SEIA Finance and Tax Seminar, the solar industry’s preeminent tax event, will convene as the current Administration and Congress have made tax reform one of their highest priorities.

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