SEIA member companies testify on job growth, 10 Million Roofs bill
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, representatives of three Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) member companies testified before a joint meeting of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and its Green Jobs Subcommittee. The hearing was convened by full Committee Chairman Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Subcommittee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) It focused on Senator Sanders’ 10 Million Solar Roofs and 10 Million Gallons of Solar Hot Water Act of 2010. This bill, modeled on California’s Million Solar Roofs initiative, would deploy solar on 10 million rooftops nationwide and increase the capacity of solar hot water by 10 million gallons over the course of the next 10 years.
SEIA Solar Job Profiles: http://www.seia.org/cs/about_solar_energy/solar_job_profiles