Who We Are 

We are the Solar Energy Business Association of New England. 

Since 2001, we have been bringing solar businesses together with policy makers and other stakeholders to create a sustainable solar energy economy for New England.

 

Our Mission

SEBANE’s mission is to protect and promote the New England solar industry through informed policy intervention, coalition building and stakeholder education.  

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Education

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Networking

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Advocacy

OUR ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

  • Representing the solar industry before state regulators and policymakers
  • Advancing progressive energy policy across the New England region in collaboration with other solar stakeholder groups
  • Hosting educational seminars, thought leadership and networking forums designed to bring SEBANE members and other solar stakeholders together to exchange knowledge, ideas, and business opportunities 
  • Providing opportunities for member companies to play a key leadership role in advancing the solar industry through board or committee service

OUR MEMBERSHIP IS: 

  • Open to all companies actively engaged in the business of solar energy in New England
  • Comprised of residential, commercial, and utility scale developers, installers, consultants, EPCs, manufacturers, distributors, and other service providers, including legal and financial professionals
  • Annually renewable, with a dues structure based on company size

OUR MEMBERS AND SPONSORS:

  • Are dedicated to expanding and improving the adaptation of solar energy technology in New England.
  • Conduct their businesses in compliance with jurisdictional, state, and federal laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide customers with an accurate assessment of the benefits and costs, and the operational requirements of solar energy technology
  • Offer clear, written warranties and perform services in a professional manner.
  • Respect and protect the intellectual property of others and the privacy of customers.

OUR MEMBERSHIP AND SPONSORSHIP PAGE IS CURRENTLY BEING REDESIGNED -- PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON, AND EMAIL US IN THE INTERIM FOR MORE INFORMATION:  info@sebane.org


join us Feb 5:  SEBANE Member Meeting

When: Monday, Feb 5 from 5:15-6:15 pm -- followed by Solar Happy Hour at the Birch Bar, Westin Hotel

Where: WEBSTER Room -- at Solar Power Northeast Venue, Westin Waterfront Hotel Boston

We hope you will register and attend  Solar Power Northeast -- however, you do NOT have to be registered for the conference in order to attend SEBANE's member meeting.  

Join us for an informative and interactive discussion about our Policy and Programming Agenda for 2018, including policy updates on SMART,  the Eversource Rate Case, Net Metering, raising the RPS, and addressing Interconnection process and costs.  This is a great opportunity for SEBANE members to gather, and share with our leadership team the ways in which we can best serve you in 2018.  We look forward to meeting you there!

SEBANE members in good standing receive an additional 15% Registration Discount to attend Solar Power Northeast:  Use PROMO CODE:  P1518SEBANE

     

    join us March 1 for our annual event

    Join leading experts Bill Brooks and Matt Piantedosi, and local electrical and building inspectors Peter Diamond and Bruce Dempsey, for an informative one-day program that will include presentations and interactive panel discussions on:

    • compliance one year into the code cycle 
    • rapid shutdown 
    • interconnection
    • labeling  and locations
    • isolating devices
    • energy storage systems (Article 706)
    • what's ahead in 2019 and the 2020 code cycle
    • permitting and inspection: inspector requirements and installer preparation 
    • establishing an internal quality assurance program

    6 hours of NABCEP CEs or Electrician (BSEE) Professional Development accreditation availableLearn how leading manufacturers of modules, storage, inverters, racking systems, and monitoring solutions can help you build code compliant PV systems in New England.  
     
    PLATINUM Sponsors:

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    IronRidge designs and manufactures structural hardware for residential and commercial solar systems. For over 20 years, they have worked closely with solar professionals across the globe to build products that are strong, simple, and cost effective. 

     

    GOLD Sponsors:  

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    Event Partners:  

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    October 25 2017

    SEBANE in partnership with Rich May law firm hosted a Solar+Storage Seminar with DOER and leading battery and storage manufacturers NEC Energy Solutions, Panasonic, Pika, SolarEdge, sonnen, and LG Chem.  Commissioner Judith Judson, of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources gave the keynote speech on new storage incentives under the SMART program.