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.


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

WHO:
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*
*Invited

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

WHERE:
Number: (800) 434-1335
Passcode: 797714

To access the slide presentation, go to http://www.accuconference.com, click "Join a Meeting" in the top right corner, enter the dial in information above, and click "Join"

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 http://www.seia.org.

SEIA President & CEO Rhone Resch is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/RhoneResch
SEIA is on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/thesolarindustry) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Solar-Energy-Industries-Association/112495296809)

###
Media Contacts:
Jared Blanton, 202.556.2886, jblanton@seia.org
Mark Sokolove, Tigercomm, 703.302.8382, mark@tigercomm.us
Brian Mahar, Tigercomm, 703.302.8393, bmahar@tigercomm.us

Featured Product

LG Solar Unveils NeON R with Enhanced Aesthetics and Energy Savings

LG Solar Unveils NeON R with Enhanced Aesthetics and Energy Savings

The NeON R module features "Back Contact" cell technology delivering an entirely black panel that is aesthetically pleasing and energy efficient. The cell's seamless, surface blends perfectly into nearly all rooftop designs while the module's electrodes are positioned on the rear of the cell. Using LG's N-type cell structure, the panels produce 365W of energy, up to 7.3kWp, compared to 5.8kWp of the p-type cell. The module's new design minimizes LID, thereby delivering a longer lifespan and increased energy output.