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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Solar Soft Costs

While the total cost of residential PV systems has declined by more than 65% over the last decade, hardware costs have fallen much faster than soft costs. Therefore, the soft cost share of total residential system cost has risen from 58% of total system cost in 2014 to 65% today.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A Solar Victory in South Carolina

The solar industry won a transformative victory at the South Carolina Statehouse last week when the state Legislature unanimously passed the Energy Freedom Act, a sweeping bill that will help significantly lower electricity costs and create jobs in the Palmetto State. SEIA was instrumental in securing this win through advocacy, external affairs and public education alongside a broad coalition of industry groups. We began with the following goals:

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019

The University of Chicago RPS “Study” Sets a Debunking-Minded #EnergyTwitter on Fire

#EnergyTwitter exploded yesterday when a story broke on what many agreed was a half-baked study out of the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago. We hate to even restate the bogus premise. It was that renewable portfolio standards may reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but are costly compared to other approaches to addressing climate change. WHERE THEY GOT IT WRONG  

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

2019 Tennessee Valley Solar Conference

The focus of the Tennessee Valley Solar Conference is to bring together people who are interested in growing solar business opportunities in the Tennessee Valley to discuss strategies, market trends, and policies that impact the solar industry.

Friday, Mar 22, 2019

Solar Policy

SEIA works in Washington and in state capitals around the country to support pro-solar policies that range from fair compensation and rate design for distributed generation to PURPA regulation and transmission guidelines for utility-scale solar power. 

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Solar Market Insight Report 2018 Year In Review

This quarterly report shows the major market trends in the U.S. solar industry. Get the latest solar data through Q4 2018

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

Broad Coalition of 65 Businesses Urge Senate to Pass S.C. Energy Bill

COLUMBIA, S.C. and WASHINGTON, D.C. – A large coalition of 65 businesses of all sizes are urging the South Carolina Senate to pass the Energy Freedom Act, which was unanimously approved in the state House last month.

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

Letters to South Carolina Senate on Pending Energy Legislation

A large coalition of 65 businesses of all sizes are urging the South Carolina Senate to pass the Energy Freedom Act, which was unanimously approved in the state House last month.

Wednesday, Mar 06, 2019

The Latest Trends in California Rate Design and How They Affect Your Business

This webinar discusses how California rates are changing, why they are changing, and how these changes will impact your business.

Monday, Feb 25, 2019

Comments on Whitepaper Regarding Future Value Stack Compensation, Including Avoided Distribution Costs

On December 12, 2018 the New York Department of Public Service released its Whitepaper Regarding Future Value Stack Compensation, Including Avoided Distribution Costs - which addresses the Demand Reduction Value (DRV) and Locational System Relief Value (LSRV) compensation mechanisms, as well as the Market Transition Credit (MTC)/community solar credit. SEIA joined with the Coalition for Community Solar Access, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York Solar Energy Industries Association, Pace Energy and Climate Center, and Vote Solar to submit comments on this Whitepaper.

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