As part of “Solar Shines on the Hill Day” close to 70 solar companies are visiting the offices of more than 100 members of US Congress in Washington D.C. on Thursday to advocate the benefits of PV energy.
The US government has been urged to recognise the “critical role” energy storage can play in making the grid cleaner and able to accept more renewable energy, by increasing the eligibility of batteries and other technologies to receive the Investment Tax Credit (ITC).
Numerous professional sports leagues located across the US have become a fruitful sector for PV systems within the country, according to a recent report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
The US’ two leading states in solar and energy storage, New York and California, have taken steps towards valuing the locational and time-of-use value of distributed energy resources and other states should follow, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has said.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has sent a plea to president Trump asking him to preserve tens of thousands of US solar jobs by not imposing high tariffs on imported solar panels, while Trump himself has indicated that he will make a decision on the Section 201 Case soon.