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SPI Registration and Discount for USEA Members

Utah Solar Energy Association

Exclusive Discount to SPI 2018

USEA is partnering with North America's largest solar and storage trade show, Solar Power International (SPI) and Energy Storage International (ESI) in offering a 15% discount to this year's

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Op-ed: Is investing in solar still a good idea?

Utah Solar Energy Association

Is solar still a good investment?

If you’ve traversed I-15 recently, you likely saw several billboards encouraging you to install a solar energy system before Nov. 15, when the new solar rate structure for Rocky Mountain Power customers went into effect.

While there were some advantages ...

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President Trump Harms American Jobs with Tariff on Imported Solar Panels

Utah Solar Energy Association

Statement

SALT LAKE CITY (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)- On Monday, President Trump announced his decision to impose a 30 percent tariff on imported solar cells and panels. This tariff will undoubtedly hurt American jobs as the majority of solar employees are tied to installations, not manufacturing.

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Op-ed: A hard-won victory for rooftop solar with settlement agreement finalized

Utah Solar Energy Association

The president of the Utah Solar Energy Association, Ryan Evans, recently co-authored an Op-Ed with Sarah Wright, executive director of Utah Clean Energy which was published by the Deseret News on 9/2/17.  Here is reposting of that Op-ed with a link to the Deseret News article.

Op-Ed:

Solar ...

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Settlement in Net Metering Case Reached

Utah Solar Energy Association

Nearly 200 Hours in Settlement Talks...

We are pleased to announce that we have officially reached a settlement with Rocky Mountain Power, state regulators and other interested parties. This was an incredibly complex process that involved close to two hundred hours of negotiations between more ...

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For Immediate Release: Utah Gains More than 1,700 Solar Jobs in 2016

Utah Solar Energy Association

Utah Gains More than 1,700 Solar Jobs in 2016

National Solar Jobs Census finds solar employment in Utah increased by 65 percent

SALT LAKE CITY, February 8, 2017 — Utah gained 1,729 solar industry jobs in 2016, representing a 65 percent increase in the state’s ...

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The Utah Solar Energy Association and More than 20 Local and National Solar Companies Call on Utah Policymakers to Establish Fair Rates for Solar Customers

Utah Solar Energy Association

Reject Efforts by Rocky Mountain Power to Undercut Energy Competition

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 9, 2016 - "In response to Rocky Mountain Power's recent tariff filing, with the Public Service Commission (PSC), Utah policymakers must establish fair and appropriate rates for solar ...

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