Browsing the "Solar Energy Industries Association" Tag

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US Solar Grows 95% In 2016 In Record-Breaking Year

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Joshua S Hill The United States solar market had its biggest year to date in 2016, growing a phenomenal 95%, installing a fantastic 14.5 gigawatts of new solar capacity, according to new statistics released today. The latest US Solar Market Insight report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) […]

February 19th

US Solar Trade Association Announces New Finance Initiative

The US Solar Energy Industries Association announced last week the launch of the SEIA Finance Initiative, intended to open investment and finance innovation. Launched on September 11, the US Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) revealed that it would be launching the SEIA Finance Initiative to not only open investment and financial innovation in the US solar industry, […]

September 14th

SEIA Urges Approval Of Alabama Renewable Energy Proposal

The US Solar Energy Industries Association has applauded Alabama Power’s proposal to install up to 500 MW renewable energy generation, the organization just announced in an email to Solar Love. Also posted on its website, the US Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has urged the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) to approve the proposal put forth by […]

July 24th

Obama’s New Solar Program For Low- & Moderate-Income People (In Depth)

Solar power costs have come down so much in recent years that going solar is a no-brainer money-maker for millions of people. That increasingly includes low- and moderate-income people as well as rich people. Affordable solar power seems as abundant and as popular as ice cream these days. However, there’s no denying it: rich people have […]

July 10th

SEIA: Solar Market Growth Greatly Aided by Incentives

Now employing more workers than tech giants Google, Apple, Facebook, and Twitter combined, the Solar Energy Industries Association reports that state tax incentives are spurring significant growth in the solar market. As of 2014, nearly 175,000 employees in the US solar market have installed a total of 20 GW of solar energy capacity, 32% of […]

April 21st