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Friday, Jan 03, 2020

A Look Back at Solar Milestones of the 2010s

Over the last ten years, solar grew from niche technology to a dominant source of new energy that fuels our economy.

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019

Industry Vows to Continue Fight for Pro-Solar Policies, Despite Missed Opportunity This Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today Congress and the White House were unable to agree on including an extension of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) in an end of year tax package meaning the credit will decrease at the end of this year. The measure also failed to include energy storage in the ITC. This represents a missed opportunity to take an achievable step to boost the economy, add jobs and reduce carbon emissions. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association on this development:

Thursday, Dec 12, 2019

Solar Gains Are Evidence of the ITC’s Success and Why It Should Continue

The latest quarterly data on solar growth shows just how resilient this industry is. Even with misguided tariffs that make U.S. solar systems among the most expensive in the world, fifteen states (and the country as a whole) posted their best quarter ever for residential solar in Q3 2019. Just imagine how many states could have had a record-breaking quarter and how much closer we’d be to our next million solar installations if these tariffs weren’t in place.

Tuesday, Dec 03, 2019

New Poll: Nearly All Americans Want Congress to Extend Clean Energy Tax Incentives

A new survey released today shows that Americans overwhelmingly support extending tax incentives for clean energy and would change their vote based on the issue.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

House Clean Energy Tax Package Includes 5-Year Extension of Solar ITC, Storage Incentives

Today the House Ways and Means Committee released a comprehensive clean energy tax package that includes a five-year extension of the 30% solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and new incentives for energy storage.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019

The Most Important Thing You Should Know if You’re Considering Solar in 2019

Through all the politics, extreme weather events and variable electricity prices, solar has become a mainstream choice for homeowners to take control of their energy costs. Hundreds of thousands of Americans are considering going solar right now, and as the start of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) phaseout looms (for now), here is what you need to know to make the right choice and maximize your cost savings.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019

More Than 70 Associations Back Renewable Energy Extension Act

More than 70 organizations representing farmers, homebuilders, environmental groups, electric cooperatives and a variety of other industries sent a letter to Congress urging them to pass the Renewable Energy Extension Act.

Friday, Oct 25, 2019

Implications of the Phasedown of the Residential and Business Solar Investment Tax Credits

Hear from tax experts to learn about the step down, what needs to be done to lock-in the 30% tax credit, and other information vital to your business and customers.

Friday, Oct 25, 2019

ITC Associations Letter

Dozens of associations representing a broad array of interests are calling for an extension of the Section 48 and Section 25D Investment Tax Credit (ITC).

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