Solar health and safety issues include fire safety, workforce development, and industry codes & standards. The solar industry is working proactively in these areas by developing best practices and pursuing industry solutions to ensure responsible business practices among U.S. solar companies.
The Solar Industry Commitment to Environmental & Social Responsibility
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As America passes three million solar installations, the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is formally launching SolarAPP+ to help state and local governments to streamline and automate rooftop solar permits.
The latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report makes it clear that the solar industry will see historic growth over the next decade. In fact, the report’s forecasts show the U.S. solar market will grow 4x by 2030 and reach over 419 gigawatts (GW) of capacity.
Solar + storage customer keeps the lights on with amid the unprecedented winter storm in Texas. Photo courtesy of Sunrun.