Rhone Resch's Blog Posts

- 6 hours ago

‘Solar Super Bowl’ Highlights Importance of Renewable Energy

No matter who you’re rooting for in this weekend’s Super Bowl, solar energy is going to come out on the winning side. For the fourth time in just three years, a major professional sports...

- January 09, 2015

‘Shout Out For Solar’ Can Send Powerful Message to Lawmakers

With the 30 percent solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) set to expire at the end of 2016, we need to dramatically step up our efforts to shine a bright light on the amazing success of...

- December 10, 2014

U.S. Solar Installations Soar in Q3; Total Capacity Hits 17.5 GW

Any way you look at it, the sun continues to shine brightly on America’s solar energy industry. Maintaining its vibrant growth, the United States installed 1,354 megawatts (MW) of solar...

- December 03, 2014

Solar Uniquely Positioned to Help States Meet New Regulations

After more than five months of listening to both pros and cons, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally closed the public comment period on its proposed plan to cut carbon...

- December 03, 2014

Solar Uniquely Positioned to Help States Meet New Regulations

After more than five months of listening to  both pros and cons, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally closed the public comment period on its proposed plan to cut carbon...

- November 19, 2014

New Coalition Looks to Expand Massachusetts Solar Market

Under the leadership of Governor Deval Patrick, who leaves office in early January, Massachusetts has become a national leader in the deployment of solar energy. From about 3 megawatts...

- November 13, 2014

Solar Energy Can Be a Game Changer for US States

With the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) annual meeting kicking off on Saturday, I wanted to take a moment to welcome the commissioners to San Francisco...

- October 16, 2014

Top US Companies Increasingly Turning to Solar Energy

What do Walmart, Costco and Apple have in common besides selling cell phones and computers?  These iconic brands, and many others like them, are all investing big in solar energy. ...

- September 05, 2014

US Solar Industry Continues Rapid Growth

This was a huge week for fans of clean energy.  First, Telsa Motors announced that it would build a new factory in Nevada, employing 6,500 workers.  Then Senate Majority Leader Harry...

- August 07, 2014

U.S. Solar Industry Waiting for SolarWorld to ‘Show Its Hand’

As the old proverb goes, “you can’t have your cake and eat it, too.”  But convincing some people of that isn't easy.  In hopes of ending the long-running and costly U.S.-China solar...

Rhone Resch

Rhone Resch

Rhone Resch is the President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the solar energy industry representing over 1,000 companies that manufacture, develop and install solar systems of...

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