Rhone Resch's Blog Posts

- March 10, 2015

U.S. Solar Energy Industry Achieves Record-Shattering Year

Today’s new economy is driven by industries that are characterized by cutting-edge technology and high growth. Sound familiar? Well, it should. Remarkably, America’s solar energy industry,...

- February 23, 2015

West Virginia Legislation Poses Serious Threat to Rooftop Solar

Is it politics at play? Or is it simply a case of sloppy drafting? Whichever the case, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has a tough choice to make in the next few days. Legislation...

- February 10, 2015

Utility-Scale Projects Helping to Power Solar Growth

In a new report, the Department of Energy (DOE) has highlighted the success of the Loan Programs Office’s solar projects, saying that since it financed its first five utility-scale...

- January 29, 2015

‘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...

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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