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Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

SPI Sneak Preview: The Secret Behind Political Organizing in the New Era of Climate Politics

Climate change is at the center of the national political conversation like never before. In the past year alone we have seen members of Congress propose a “Green New Deal,” activist Greta Thunberg organize a global school strike, over a dozen climate plans from the 2020 candidates and new reports forecasting the catastrophic effects of a warming planet.  

Monday, Sep 02, 2019

The Best Thing We Can Do for Solar Workers This Labor Day: Extend the ITC

Our 242,000 workers are the solar industry’s greatest resource.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

Special Report: Abigail Ross Hopper Touts Solar Growth on Cable News Giant

Last night in living rooms across the country millions of Americans got a much-needed update on solar energy in America. SEIA President and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper was featured on Special Report with Bret Baier, a Fox News show, to share the story of solar growth in the United States. This week the evening news show is featuring a five-part series called Energy in America. Wednesday night focused on the future of solar energy in the United States.

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.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Abigail Ross Hopper: Welcome to the Solar+ Decade

Recognizing the need for a clear vision and bold action, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has set a new goal for the solar industry: to make solar account for 20 percent of all U.S. electricity generation by 2030. To get there, SEIA has designated the 2020s the Solar+ Decade, recognizing the fact that the industry will need to both aggressively pursue policies to facilitate solar deployment while also collaborating with other technologies to make it happen.

Monday, May 06, 2019

Diversity Best Practices Guide for the Solar Industry

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and The Solar Foundation (TSF) are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce in the solar industry.

Sunday, May 05, 2019

U.S. Solar Industry Diversity Study 2019

The U.S. Solar Industry Diversity Study 2019 is an in-depth look at diversity, inclusion, and equity in the solar industry. It includes new data on wages, advancement, and career pathways for women and people of color. This study was released by The Solar Foundation in partnership with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). It looks at diversity and inclusion strategies now in place at solar firms, and it identifies ways the industry can improve.

Friday, Mar 22, 2019

Social Awareness

Solar is an energy solution that provides clean, reliable electricity, increases consumer choice, and helps homeowners and business owners save money on their utility bills. SEIA works to ensure that the solar industry fosters practices that protect consumers, expands solar access to all communities, and promotes a diverse and growing workforce.

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