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Founded in 1994, New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA) is the only statewide membership and trade association dedicated solely to advancing solar energy use in New York State.


NYSEIA proudly represents hundreds of businesses across New York that employ thousands of workers throughout the solar value chain. Led by its active board of directors, NYSEIA strives to achieve significant, long-term, and sustainable growth of solar energy for New York State.

What We Do

  • Educate the public, legislators, policymakers, and regulators on the environmental, economic development, and energy-supply benefits of solar energy use.

  • Participate in public policy and regulatory proceedings affecting the solar industry.

  • Provide information on solar energy and the New York solar industry to the Assembly, Senate, Public Service Commission, Governor, and other relevant agencies.

  • Collaborate with renewable energy, environmental, and economic development groups to expand solar energy in New York State.

  • Organize conferences, trade shows, and networking events.

  • Provide speeches and presentations for general and technical audiences on the status of solar energy use and the solar industry in New York State.

  • Offer training workshops and courses for code officials, installers, and other solar energy professionals.

  • Develop the solar workforce by sharing info on job openings and personnel seeking positions.

  • ​Serve as a source for those seeking information on solar energy.

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