A new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) speaks volumes about the level of commitment that corporate giants have made to embrace PV energy both in the present and especially moving forward.
Close to 1,000 companies from across the US solar industry supply chain sent a letter to Congress this week calling for the extension of the Section 48 and Section 25D solar investment tax credits (ITC).
Maryland state lawmakers have passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act, which will put the state on track to achieve a 50% renewable-energy goal by 2030. The Clean Energy Jobs Act was passed with a 95-40 vote in the House and 31-15 in the Senate, and will now move on to the desk of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan for approval.
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).