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The Importance of VPPs to Support America’s Energy Resilience
Extreme weather events, cybersecurity threats and volatility in energy markets at all levels puts intense strain on America’s power grid. Virtual power plants (VPP) are an important tool to secure the resiliency of this critical system.
The 25D Solar Tax Credit: What Homeowners Need to Know
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.
Permitting Reform: Unleashing Clean Energy Jobs & Investment
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.
Solar Market Insight Report 2022 Year in Review
The quarterly SEIA/Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables U.S. Solar Market Insight report shows the major trends in the U.S. solar industry. Learn more about the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report. Released March 9, 2023.
American Solar & Storage Manufacturing Renaissance: Managing the Transition Away from China
The United States is undergoing a transformational buildout of domestic solar and storage manufacturing. Like other industries, the U.S. can and is breaking free from an overreliance on imports while building a resilient and equitable U.S. solar and storage manufacturing base.
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:
State of the Union Highlights Victories and Path Forward for American Clean Energy
WASHINGTON D.C. — Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on President Biden’s State of the Union address.
Earthjustice and SEIA Challenge Grid Operator Rules that Restrict Renewable Energy
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today Earthjustice filed a complaint with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on behalf of Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) challenging a rule that prohibits renewables from providing ancillary services. Ancillary services help grid operators maintain a reliable electricity system, balance supply and demand, ensure reliability during extreme weather events, and help the system recover after a power system outage.
Solar and Storage Industry Reacts to New Greenhouse Gas Guidance from White House Council on Environmental Quality
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Statement by SEIA president and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper on the action today by the White House Council on Environmental Quality to issue guidance for agencies assessing greenhouse gas impacts in National Environmental Policy Act reviews.
Little-Known Federal Agency Could Upend Financing for Residential Solar Market
The expiration date for one of the most influential — albeit obscure — rules governing rooftop solar financing is fast approaching and will make it harder for Americans to switch to rooftop solar.