Categories and Dues

It's all about connecting. SEPA creates opportunities for electric utilities, manufacturers and installers, and the many other organizations with a stake in the future of solar energy to grow, create new revenue streams, cut costs, get smarter about the changing energy sector, meet peers, and much more.

Serving as a bridge between the utility and solar industries, SEPA helps members make critical connections by delivering the latest actionable information to help you manage and grow your business. We take the time and risk out of implementing solar business plans and help you turn new technologies into new opportunities.

Membership Categories

SEPA currently offers eight different membership categories. For category details, click one of the links below.

  • Utilities
  • Generation and
    Transmission Entities
  • Independent Producers
    & Wholesale Marketers
  • Enterprise Membership
  • Manufacturers
  • Project Developer/Installer/
    Distributor/Integrator
  • Business and Professional Services
  • Affiliate

Utilities

 
  ANNUAL REVENUES ANNUAL DUES  
  $10B+ $7,500  
  $5B - $9.9B $6,500  
  $2B - $4.9B $5,500  
  $500M - $1.9B $4,500  
  $250M - $499.9M $3,500  
  $50M - $249.9M $2,500  
  $25M - $49.9M $1,500  
  Under $25M $750  

Consists of regulated investor owned electric companies serving Retail customers municipally owned systems, public power districts, irrigation and water districts, and rural cooperatives.

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Generation and
Transmission Entities

 
  ANNUAL REVENUES ANNUAL DUES  
  $10B+ $7,500  
  $5B - $9.9B $6,500  
  $2B - $4.9B $5,500  
  $500M - $1.9B $4,500  
  $250M - $499.9M $3,500  
  $50M - $249.9M $2,500  
  $25M - $49.9M $1,500  
  Under $25M $750  

Generation and Transmission Entities (Category 2) Consists of Generation & Transmission Cooperatives, Regional Transmission Organizations, Joint Action Agencies, Federal Power Authorities, and Wholesale Marketers (operating in Non-competitive environment)

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Independent Power
Producers & Wholesale
Marketers

 
  ANNUAL REVENUES ANNUAL DUES  
  $1B+ $7,500  
  $700M - $999.9M $6,500  
  $500M - $699.9M $5,500  
  $200M - $499.9M $4,500  
  $50M - $199.9M $3,500  
  $10M - $49.9M $2,500  
  Under $10M $1,500  

Consists of (a) Independent Power Producers- entities that are not public utilities but that own facilities to generate electric power for sale to utilities and end users and (b) Wholesale Markets operating in a Competitive environment; generation companies in the business of owning and contracting electric generating facilities, wholesale energy marketing operations and retail sales operations.

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Enterprise Membership

 

For information about SEPA's Enterprise Membership for Generation and Transmission Entities and Joint Action Agencies, click here

Manufacturers

 
  SOLAR REVENUE ANNUAL DUES  
  $1B+ $7,500  
  $600M - $999.9M $6,500  
  $300M - $599.9M $5,500  
  $100M - $299.9M $4,500  
  $50M - $99.9M $3,500  
  $25M - $49.9M $2,250  
  $5M - $24.9M $1,250  
  Under $5M $750  

Consists of companies engaged in the manufacturing of physical goods related to the solar industry such as PV Cell/Module Manufacturers, Balance of System Manufacturers and Component Manufacturers.

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Project Developer/Installer/
Distributor/Integrator

 
  SOLAR REVENUE ANNUAL DUES  
  $1B+ $7,500  
  $600M - $999.9M $6,500  
  $300M - $599.9M $5,500  
  $100M - $299.9M $4,500  
  $50M - $99.9M $3,500  
  $25M - $49.9M $2,250  
  $5M - $24.9M $1,250  
  Under $5M $750  

Consists of project developers, solar project integrators, solar panel installers and contractors in the solar industry, EPC contractors, and suppliers and distributors of solar products.

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Business and
Professional Services

 
  ANNUAL REVENUES ANNUAL DUES  
  $1B+ $7,500  
  $700M - $999.9M $6,500  
  $500M - $699.9M $5,500  
  $200M - $499.9M $4,500  
  $50M - $199.9M $3,500  
  $10M - $49.9M $2,500  
  Under $10M $1,500  

Consists of companies that provide business and professional services related to solar energy including, but not limited to; legal services, accounting services, architecture services, engineering services, research & consulting services, financial and investment services, marketing & public relations firms, human resources services and real estate development services.

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Affiliate

 
  ANNUAL DUES  
  $500  

Consists only of utility non-profits and/or trade groups, other non-profit entities, universities, non-profit research organizations, government agencies, and large electricity consumers. Affiliate members do not have voting rights and are not represented on the Board of Directors.

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