Tag: SEIA

US Southeast’s Solar Industry Doing Better Than Most, But Still Losing Many Jobs

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 21 May 2020 01:58:47 +0000

Compared to most states, the large installations of North Carolina’s solar industry have been less influenced by the economic slide from the pandemic. The question is, will those numbers hold over the next few months? The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) recently released state data on solar job losses. Better news than others only slightly abates the concerns, as North Carolina is still showing 19% fewer solar workers than expected in June according to the data

Renewable Energy Advocates Decry Lack of Help in Stimulus Bill

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:05:27 +0000

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The latest version of the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill moving through the U.S. Senate would provide some economic relief to the nation’s households and businesses, but the renewable energy industry is disappointed the bill does not extend investment tax credits and other incentives to keep wind, solar, and other projects moving forward. Clean-energy industry […]

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Wind Energy Group Says $43 Billion at Risk from COVID-19

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 22:10:32 +0000

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Energy groups continue to assess the industry disruption caused by the coronavirus, with the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) on March 19 saying the global pandemic is putting  $43 billion of wind industry investments and payments at risk. Utilities, grid operators, and other have been altering their routines as state and local governments call for […]

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Pandemic Creating ‘Crisis’ for Solar Industry

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 17:02:02 +0000

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The president of the Solar Energy Industries Association on March 17 said the solar industry is seeing “a pretty significant crisis” along with the overall economy due to the global coronavirus pandemic, as the situation likely will limit growth in the solar sector this year. Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the SEIA, told […]

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Community Solar: Ready for the New Decade

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:47 +0000

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Community solar refers to local solar facilities shared by multiple subscribers who receive credit on their electricity bills for their share of the power produced. Community solar allows homeowners, renters

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Target Has Installed 500 Solar Power Systems

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 03:15:09 +0000

TargetIn 2015, Target, one of the top U.S. corporate solar power installers for 5 straight years, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), committed to achieving 500 solar power installations by 2020. December of 2019, Target announced that it reached its goal (a little bit ahead of schedule)

Mixed Reactions to FERC’s Recent MOPR Order from Power Generators

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2019 16:27:40 +0000

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On Dec. 19, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) directed PJM Interconnection to dramatically expand its Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR) to nearly all state-subsidized capacity resources. It’s the latest of a series of dramatic revisions to the grid operator’s rule, which essentially functions to provide a minimum offer screening process to bar new market […]

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