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Germany’s SolarWorld Starts Anew, U.S. Arm Provides Update

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 11, 2017

After reaching an acquisition agreement earlier this week, Germany-based module manufacturer SolarWorld AG has received approval to hand over its German production facilities and its distribution companies in Europe, Asia and Africa to SolarWorld Industries GmbH, a newly formed entity [Read More]

Solectria CEO: Trade Case Could Bring Widespread Damage To U.S. Solar Industry

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Written by James D. Worden on August 11, 2017

Editor’s note: With a hearing at the U.S. International Trade Commission set for next week, James D. Worden, CEO of U.S. inverter supplier Yaskawa – Solectria Solar, requested to contribute an op-ed on the Section 201 trade case. The following does [Read More]

SEIA Vows To Lead Fight Against Suniva Trade Petition

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Written by Joseph Bebon on May 16, 2017

The national solar trade group claims thousands of U.S. jobs are at stake and has urged the U.S. International Trade Commission to deny Suniva’s request for new import tariffs.

SEIA Issues Apology Amid Allegation Of ‘Intimidation Tactics’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 18, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has issued a public apology after coming under fire from Dr. Julianne Malveaux, an economist, journalist and social commentator who claims SEIA used “intimidation tactics” in response to an op-ed she wrote. For its [Read More]

Codes & Standards Symposium

Posted by Amanda Fava on March 07, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association’s Codes & Standards Symposium was developed by and for solar industry codes and standards leaders and covers up-to-date issues to augment professionals’ knowledge of codes, permitting and technology within the realm of solar regulations. Industry [Read More]

SEIA Creates Committee To Expand Midwest Solar Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 09, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has announced the formation of the Midwest State Committee in an effort to expand the national trade group’s education and advocacy efforts in the region. According to SEIA, the committee will work with SEIA [Read More]

SEIA Adds NEXTracker To Its Board Of Directors

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 24, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, has announced the addition of NEXTracker, a single-axis solar tracker supplier, to SEIA’s board of directors. “NEXTracker is a globally recognized company with a [Read More]

SEIA Names Abigail Ross Hopper New Head Of U.S. Solar Industry

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 09, 2017

Hopper joins the group after leading the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

U.S. Solar Market Had Its Biggest Quarter Ever

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 13, 2016

The U.S. solar industry installed almost 2 MW of PV every hour during the third quarter, according to a new report.

Misleading Solar Amendment Dies In Florida

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Written by Joseph Bebon on November 09, 2016

By not passing the utility-backed Amendment 1, Sunshine State voters have indicated their support of solar for the second time this year.