Solar Industry Leaders to Hold Press Teleconference to Discuss Stimulus Tax Policies to Create Job,

New study cites economic benefits of extending Treasury Grant Program

Washington, DC - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) will host a press teleconference with industry leaders to discuss a new study about the potential economic benefits of extending the Treasury Grant Program. Despite the recession, the U.S. solar energy industry supported 17,000 new jobs in 2009, spurred in part by the Treasury Grant Program.

Press teleconference to discuss study about the potential economic benefits of extending the Treasury Grant Program

Rhone Resch, President & CEO, Solar Energy Industries Association
John Stanton, Vice President of Government Affairs, Solar City
Kathy Weiss, Vice President of Government Relations, First Solar*

Wednesday, May 19, 2010
11:30 a.m. - 12 Noon

Number: (800) 434-1335
Passcode: 797714

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About SEIA:
Established in 1974, the Solar Energy Industries Association is the national trade association of solar energy industry. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 members to make solar a mainstream and significant energy source by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy. Learn more at

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