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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 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

Joseph Bebon
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.

New York Lays Out Plan Of Action For Growing Solar, DERs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

As part of the state’s Value of Distributed Energy Resources initiative, New York’s Department of Public Services (DPS) has delivered to state regulators recommendations that outline a road map for growing solar and other distributed energy resources (DERs) in the [Read More]

Former SEIA Leader Rhone Resch Joins Sunworks Board

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 27, 2016

Sunworks Inc., a provider of solar power solutions for commercial and residential markets, has announced the appointment of Rhone A. Resch, former head of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), as an independent director. The new appointment will be effective [Read More]

U.S. Claims Victory In Solar Trade Case Against India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against India’s appeal to a February decision against buy-local policies in the country’s ambitious solar energy initiative, according to an announcement from the Sierra Club. The initiative, which at its base offers solar companies [Read More]

What Were Solar Pros Thinking During The SPI Show?

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on September 15, 2016

SEIA Interim President Tom Kimbis said the state of the solar industry is “very strong,” and event attendees seemed to agree.

Clean Energy Groups: Feds’ New Desert Plan To Have Damaging Repercussions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

After eight years of work, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) newly released Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) will effectively foreclose development of renewable energy resources on millions of acres of federally managed [Read More]

SEIA Kicks Off National Solar PV Recycling Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

In an effort to “cement the sustainability” of U.S. solar, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has launched a first-of-its-kind national solar photovoltaic recycling program. Working alongside major solar manufacturers and installer-developers – including First Solar, SunPower and Trina Solar [Read More]