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A Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

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Sep 20

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A Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

MDV-SEIA publishes commitment to equity and inclusion, emphasizing its role in building bridges between the clean energy sector and communities of color In May, MDV-SEIA formed an Equity and Inclusion Committee as  part of the Association’s on-going commitment to building a more diverse and inclusive solar industry. The Equity and ...

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Sep 20

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VA HOA Third Party Certification Form

As a result of ​House Bill 414​ from the 2020 Virginia legislative session, homeowners may now provide documentation by an independent solar panel design specialist certified by NABCEP to show that a restriction deemed by the HOA is not reasonable. The form ​(you can download the form here)​ is intended to create a uniform ...

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Aug 20

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Building an Inclusive Solar Industry

Building an Inclusive Solar Industry Solar businesses join the Maryland NAACP, Morgan State University, and Bowie State University to build bridges between the clean energy sector and communities of color On August 19th, 2020, business leaders, public officials, and local advocates will team up for a webinar focused on one goal: ...

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Jul 20

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MDV-SEIA to SCC: Deploy Energy Storage in a Way That Provides the Greatest Benefits and Savings for the Commonwealth 

For Immediate Release MDV-SEIA to SCC: Energy Storage Must Maximize Savings to Ratepayers  WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 29, 2020 As the State Corporation Commission (SCC) implements Virginia’s landmark clean energy legislation, the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA), it solicits input on how best to deploy storage resources, like ...

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Jul 20

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Solar Energy Deployment is Essential to Our Economy’s Resiliency

The global pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis have highlighted many vulnerabilities and areas in need of reform across our economy and society. With this has come an opportunity to re-evaluate and build the future that we desperately need and one that we all deserve. As we look forward and begin developing strategies for ...

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Jun 20

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Reports: Solar Energy Can Provide Steady Revenue, Jobs for 29,000 Virginians During Pandemic Recovery

RICHMOND – Two studies reveal solar energy may provide a key to restoring Virginia’s economy in the wake of the pandemic. In fact, the latest report indicates that up 29,000 jobs would be created from planned solar projects in Virginia from small scale rooftop solar alone. Mangum Economics, a Richmond-based analysis firm, and ...

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Jun 20

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MDV-SEIA Statement on Racial Injustice and Building an Equitable Solar Industry

For Immediate ReleaseBlack Lives Matter – MDV-SEIA Statement on Racial Injustice and Building an Equitable Solar Industry WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 2, 2020 The culmination of the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Sean Reed and the many other Black lives wrongfully killed at the hands of our ...

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Feb 20

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Solar Focus 2019 Award Winners

WHO IS DRIVING THE THE MID-ATLANTIC SOLAR INDUSTRY FORWARD? BALTIMORE, MD, NOV 20TH – Last November, hundreds of solar professionals from across the country gathered at the Baltimore Hilton Downtown for Solar Focus 2019, an annual conference hosted by Maryland-DC- Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA). ...

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Sep 19

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Opinion: Putting Maryland’s Solar Growth Into Context

This opinion piece by MDV-SEIA Executive Director, David Murray, appeared on Maryland Matters on September 12, 2019.  Climate change poses an existential threat to our Bay, so I was shocked to read the Chesapeake Bay Foundation calling to slam the brakes on clean energy in Maryland [Opinion: Md. Needs Clear Guidelines on Where ...

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Sep 19

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Unveils Executive Order Focused on Virginia’s Energy System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RICHMOND – Today at the inaugural Virginia Clean Energy Summit, the MD-DC-VA Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA) applauded Governor Northam’s  actions to make Virginia’s electricity grid 30% renewable by 2030 and carbon-free by 2050. The actions will transform the Commonwealth’s energy ...

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