"Our mission is to make solar energy a
mainstream energy source and realize
the full potential of the Solar Industry in the
state of Tennessee."
- TenneSEIA Executive Committee
   & Board Members

Our
Mission

Our
Mission

"Our mission is to make solar energy a
mainstream energy source and realize
the full potential of the Solar Industry in the
state of Tennessee."
- TenneSEIA Executive Committee
   & Board Members

 

Hot News

01.

First Solar to build 227 megawatt solar farm

TUSCUMBIA — The Tennessee Valley Authority has announced an agreement with a Houston, Texas, company to develop a 227-megawatt solar farm in Colbert County. The facility is one of two new solar farms that will provide TVA with more clean energy. The utility is already purchasing power from a 75-megawatt solar farm operated by NextEra Energy in Lauderdale County.

02.

5 MW Brightridge Solar Project breaks ground

JOHNSON CITY — BrightRidge, the Tennessee Valley Authority and Silicon Ranch broke ground Friday morning on the Tri-Cities’ first community solar project, a 5-megawatt solar farm outside of Jonesborough near Telford.

03.

Coronal Energy, McCarthy begin construction on 15-MW solar project

Coronal Energy announced that construction of the Latitude Solar Center is underway in Hardeman County, Tennessee. Coronal will sell energy from the 15-MWac solar facility to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) under a 20-year PPA and interconnect to the grid through Bolivar Energy Authority.

04.

Hanwha Q Cells Korea Announces Solar Module

Hanwha Q Cells Korea Corporation announced today that it will build a solar PV module manufacturing facility in Whitfield County, Georgia. Construction will commence in 2018, and the facility is scheduled to be completed in 2019.

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TenneSEIA Annual Membership Meeting

What:       Annual Membership Meeting to elect a new Board and Strategize!

Where:     Silicon Ranch Offices, 222 2nd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201, 12th floor meeting room

When:      Between 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, December 5, 2018

2017 Solar Champion

“TenneSEIA is proud to present our Solar Champion awards to the Mayor Bernie Ash of the City of Lebanon and Jeff Dykes of BrightRidge, who both exhibited an extraordinary commitment to deploying solar energy,” said TenneSEIA President, Matt Beasley.

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

Gil Hough, Renewable Energy Manager for RSI EnTech, LLC (RSI), was recently presented with the Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association (TenneSEIA) 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.

This Award was presented to Gil during the Tennessee Valley Solar Conference on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Gil co-founded TenneSEIA in 2010, and he currently serves as the Executive Director. Gil is a leader and advocate for increasing responsible solar energy deployment in the Tennessee Valley region across all solar markets. His involvement and influence in solar ranges from residential and commercial, to utility-scale projects. He also has led or worked with various stakeholder groups, including the TVA IRP planning committees. In addition, Gil’s work at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, RSI, and TenneSEIA, has advanced solar energy throughout Tennessee.

Gil Hough and 2018 TenneSEIA board members