Accelerating the transition to carbon-free electricity through clean energy research and analysis

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Why Now?

The window to address the climate crisis is rapidly closing

Why Solar and Storage?

Solar and energy storage are powerful tools in the fight against climate change

About the
Institute

The Solar and Storage Industries Institute (SI2), is accelerating the transition to carbon-free electricity through clean energy research and analysis. The institute aims to use policy research, public education initiatives, and direct outreach to policymakers to explain the benefits of clean energy and develop pathways to widespread solar and storage use.

SI2 is the charitable and education arm of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and is a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

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Shine Bright:

Solar essay Contest for High School Students

The Solar and Storage Industries Institute (SI2) is launching a national essay contest for high school students in 9th through 12th grade to inspire the next generation of solar leaders to lend their voice to the future of renewable energy.

The objective of the contest is to raise awareness about the benefits of solar energy, encourage students to consider careers in clean energy, and build support for solar energy and storage among legislators.