Policy is at the forefront of the evolution and maturation of the solar industry.  In addition to market, economic, and technology factors, policy activity at the federal and state levels continues to impact the growth of solar energy as part of the U.S. energy market.

SEPA works with our electric utility and solar industry members along with partner organizations to understand important policy issues affecting them in order to facilitate a transfer of knowledge that can benefit all parties.

Areas of policy tracking include the following:

  • Congressional Activity
  • Federal Agency Rules
  • Incentives and Financing
  • Interconnection Standards
  • Net Energy Metering (NEM) - click here for to download SEPA's report
  • Permitting and Siting
  • Policy Innovations
  • Rate Design
  • Renewable Portfolio Standards
  • State Actions

Click here for additional policy resources and reports.