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Thursday, Jun 30, 2022

Supreme Court Slashes EPA’s Ability to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Supreme Court issued a final decision on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a historic case on EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.   Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on this decision:  “With the stroke of a pen, the Supreme Court sharply curtailed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.  

Monday, Jun 27, 2022

Social Media Graphics for #AmericanEnergyDeal

This summer, the Solar Energy Industries Association is advocating for bold federal policies that can transform the U.S. clean energy economy. This can only happen if we keep pressure on Congress to get a deal completed by the August recess. Please use these social media graphics alongside SEIA's sample social media copy to urge Congress to pass the reconciliation bill. The official hashtag for this campaign is #AmericanEnergyDeal. 

Friday, Jun 24, 2022

Managing Growth

Thursday, Jun 23, 2022

Regulatory Policy

With the rapid growth in solar energy deployment necessary to decarbonize our economy, the industry faces new and quickly evolving needs and challenges across a wide variety of federal regulatory agencies. SEIA’s regulatory affairs experts are leading this charge by regularly and directly engaging with regulators, participating in dozens of rulemaking dockets across agencies, and, when necessary, litigating to protect industry’s interests in federal appeals courts. 

Thursday, Jun 16, 2022

FERC Reveals Interconnection Reforms That Could Unleash Solar Energy Potential

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) detailing the proposed interconnection reforms the Commission would like to adopt in order to clear interconnection backlogs and speed clean energy deployment. 

Thursday, Jun 16, 2022

Solar Executives Flock to Washington to Urge Congressional Action on Reconciliation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two dozen leading solar industry executives are in Washington this week urging Congress to pass critical clean energy policies in budget reconciliation legislation.

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022

Interconnection Whitepaper Details Near Term Reforms Needed to Extricate Hundreds of Gigawatts of Solar Power

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released a whitepaper detailing the extensive interconnection reforms needed to rapidly decarbonize the electricity grid. Across the country state and federal leaders are doubling down on their clean energy goals, but distribution utilities and regional transmission organizations (RTOs) are struggling to keep up with overflowing interconnection queues. 

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022

Lessons from the Front Line: Principles and Recommendations for Large-scale and Distributed Energy Interconnection Reform

The United States solar industry continues to rapidly expand, but outdated interconnection policies pose a major threat to solar and storage deployment across the nation. Because solar power is one of the lowest-cost resources for electricity and because solar paired with storage is also a way for customers to supply their own clean power and save money when compared with distribution utility costs, applications to interconnect solar and energy storage projects have skyrocketed.

Monday, Jun 13, 2022

Joint Comments on Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation

The Solar Energy Industries Association filed joint comments in response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Docket No. RM21-17-000) on regional transmission planning, cost allocation, and interconnection for electric generators

Tuesday, Jun 07, 2022

Solar Market Insight Report 2022 Q2

The quarterly SEIA/Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables U.S. Solar Market Insight report shows the major trends in the U.S. solar industry. Learn more about the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report. Released June 7, 2022.

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