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MDV-SEIA Membership Elects Six to Board of Directors

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Aug 18

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MDV-SEIA Membership Elects Six to Board of Directors

MDV-SEIA is proud to announce the election of six members to our Board of Directors. MDV-SEIA’s Board Leadership is made up of 17 individuals, who support the Association’s work and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. For over three decades, Board leadership has been central to the association’s mission ...

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Jun 18

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Solar in the Spotlight at Virginia Energy Events

One thing was clear at the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Energy Conference: Virginia is shifting toward renewable power, faster than ever before. Cybersecurity, grid resiliency, and corporate commitments to clean energy dominated the conversation. On an energy policy panel, Virginia State Senator Frank Wagner, Delegate Terry ...

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Mar 18

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The Solar Industry Welcomes Legislation Encouraging More Solar Energy Development in Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Maryland-DC-Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA) welcomed news that Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed into law the 2018 omnibus energy bill. The measure, Senate Bill 966, encourages the growth of renewable energy in the ...

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Mar 18

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Maryland Must Stay Committed To Clean Energy

The oil and natural gas industry is responsible for 138,000 asthma attacks leading to over 100,000 missed school days each year for African American children nationwide. This was concluded in a groundbreaking new study by the Clean Air Task Force (CATF) and the National Association for the Advancement for Colored People (NAACP). ...

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Feb 18

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Let’s Build an Even Better Solar Industry in Maryland

In early February, more than 20 of our friends in the Maryland Senate introduced Senate Bill (SB) 732 (and 76 of our friends in the House of Delegates introduced House Bill (HB) 1453), and the bills are beauties. They would double the RPS to 50% by 2030, accelerating the adoption of solar and wind resources […]

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Feb 18

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Virginia Solar Jobs Increase 10% in 2017, Faster Growth Remains on the Horizon

The Maryland-DC-Delaware-Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA) welcomed a new report from the Solar Foundation that found the number of solar jobs in the Commonwealth increased 10% in 2017. According to the national solar jobs census, Virginia added 329 solar jobs. The state now employs 3,565 solar workers, which ...

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Nov 17

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Solar Focus 2017 Award Winners

2017 proved to be another great year for solar, thanks in large part to the businesses and professionals who continue to lead the industry through example. At Solar Focus, we honor some of the standouts of the Mid-Atlantic solar community across six categories. Here are this year’s winners: Mark Rubin, Solar Champion ...

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Aug 17

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Solar Industry Stands Strong in Face of Trade Appeal

Yesterday, MDV-SEIA joined hundreds of men and women in the solar industry at the International Trade Commission for the hearing of SolarWorld and Suniva’s trade petition. Three overflow rooms were used to accommodate what ITC staff referred to as “the most people we have ever seen” during the nearly 12 hour hearing. The Solar ...

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Jul 17

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MDV-SEIA Executive Director Testifies on Proposed D.C. Green Bank Legislation

On Friday, July 14th, MDV-SEIA’s Executive Director, David Murray testified before the Transportation and Environment Committee of the D.C. City Council on the proposed Green Bank legislation (B22-0257). In his testimony, Murray emphasized to Chairperson Mary Cheh that the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) should ...

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May 17

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Governor McAuliffe signs Virginia Energy Bills

MDV-SEIA is excited to announce that the Virginia solar industry scored a huge win as Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed 11 clean energy and energy efficiency bills into law earlier today. Among the signed legislation are  SB 1393, SB 1394/HB2303, and SB 1395, bills which MDV-SEIA supported through the collaborative effort ...

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