SEIA Statement on Confirmation of Cathy Zoi as DOE Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) President and CEORhone Resch issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Cathy Zoi as Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy:


“We commend President Obama for selecting such a well-respected leader in the environmental and renewable energy sectors. As the founding CEO of the Alliance for Climate Protection, Cathy Zoi has been on the front lines in the fight against global warming.She understands the pivotal role that renewable energy, such as solar, will play in creating jobs, reducing pollution and meeting the President's goal of producing 25 percent of U.S. electricity from renewable resources by 2025. We look forward to working with her and the rest of President Obama's energy team in making solar a significant part of our energy portfolio."