New SEIA blog! The California PUC voted today to set guidelines for establishing time-of-use rates.

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California Takes a Significant Step Toward Getting Time-of-Use Rates Right
New Jersey officially passes 2 gigawatts of installed solar capacity! #SolarIsNow [ Link ]

New Jersey Reaches Significant Renewable Energy Milestone - Surpasses 2 GW of Installed Solar.
As Abigail Ross Hopper takes the reigns today, here are four things you may not know about SEIA's new CEO (via Solar Power World). [ Link ]

4 things you may not know about SEIA’s new CEO
According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, a record 70 GW of solar was added globally in 2016! Read more: [ Link ]

Record 70GW solar added globally last year despite reduced investment – BNEF
SEIA's Christopher Mansour presents Congressman Mike Thompson with the SEIA Solar Champion Award for his work helping design & extend the ITC. Thank you, Congressman!
SEIA officially names Abigail Ross Hopper as its next president & CEO. Abby joins SEIA from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

“I am thrilled to lead the Solar Energy Industries Association,” Hopper said. “I have spent my career working with all sides of the political and ideological spectrum to arrive at pragmatic approaches to energy policy. I look forward to utilizing that experience...
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Abigail Ross Hopper Named as SEIA’s President and Chief Executive Officer
Going solar is a big decision. Here's what you should know beforehand so you can make the right choice for you and your home: [ Link ]

What Customers Need to Know Before Going Solar
Solar is already the cheapest form of electricity in some areas of the world. Over the next decade, it will become the cheapest almost everywhere. Read more: [ Link ]

This Could Become the Cheapest Power on Earth
Happy holidays from SEIA, and thanks to our friends at AllEarth Renewables for this festive solar tracker!
Op-ed by SEIA's Dan Whitten: A Robust Solar Industry Depends on Happy Customers, and Solar Growth Is Robust (via RealClearEnergy).

SEIA is leading the way to ensure consumers have the information needed to make informed decisions. Read more: [ Link ]

A Robust Solar Industry Depends on Happy Customers, and Solar Growth Is Robust | RealClearEnergy
SEIA invites you to join this FREE webinar on Jan. 26 which will explore different approaches to low-income solar in Colorado! Register here:
New SEIA Blog: Solar in the Southwest – In Two Desert States, Cautionary Tales Abound. [ Link ]

Solar in the Southwest – In Two Desert States Cautionary Tales Abound
The vast growth of the solar industry is one of the top energy stories of 2016. [ Link ]

Top Electric Energy Stories Of 2016
Find SEIA's segment at 1:03:46 where Dan Whitten talks about the growth of the solar industry, election impacts and other trends.

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"No matter who’s in the White House, the solar industry is going to continue to grow tremendously.” - SEIA's Tom Kimbis.

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The U.S. solar industry is booming — and it isn’t afraid of Trump
More from SEIA/GTM Research Q4 2016 Solar Market Insight: A new megawatt of solar PV capacity came online every 32 MINUTES last quarter! That's about 125 solar panels every minute! [ Link ]
The Q4 2016 Solar Market Insight report from SEIA/GTM Research is out!

Last quarter was the largest quarter EVER for the solar industry, which added 4,143 megawatts of PV capacity! Find all the new data and solar growth at .
Shutting down the utility-backed Amendment 1 last month is already sparking big solar growth in Florida! [ Link ]

Solar sees more interest after Amendment 1 failure
SEIA Blog: Illinois passes a modernized 25% renewable portfolio standard, setting a strong precedent for solar and clean energy in the Midwest. Read more: [ Link ]

Illinois’ New & Improved RPS Means More Solar