Alternative Energy & Fuels

Rhone Resch

Solar Energy Industries Association

Rhone Resch

Rhone Resch is the President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). At SEIA, Rhone is responsible for all aspects of the association's operations and implementation of the industry’s strategic priorities. SEIA’s recent legislative successes include the 8-year extension and expansion of the investment tax credits for solar, creation of the DOE grant program and expansion of the loan guarantee program for renewable energy. He has over 15 years of experience in the public and private sector working in clean energy development and climate change issues. Rhone served as Program Manager at the EPA's Climate Protection Division during the Clinton administration, and has also supported the U.S. Department of Energy's Environmental Management Program.

He holds an MPA in Management from Syracuse University's Maxwell School, a Master of Environmental Engineering from SUNY Syracuse, and a B.A. from the University of Michigan. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife Lisa and two children.

Rhone lives in a solar-powered home.

Article | July 10, 2015
U.S. Solar Energy Industry Continues Remarkable Growth   

By: Rhone Resch

Time to get the skinny on the U.S. solar industry: mega jobs created, many impressive installations benefiting both our economy and environment.

Article | July 11, 2014
America Supports Solar   

By: Rhone Resch

SEIA reports the U.S. solar industry had another record-shattering year in 2013, making it our fastest-growing alternative energy source.

Article | July 19, 2013
Solar Energy Goes Mainstream   

By: Rhone Resch

Learn why solar adoption is not just a smart business strategy, but an economic engine that's driving growth and new jobs.

Article | June 30, 2012
The Real Story of Solar Energy   

By: Rhone Resch

Solar energy is driving job creation and economic growth: more than 100,000 Americans are employed at over 5,600 solar businesses in all 50 states.

Article | July 15, 2011
SEIA: A Growing Solar Energy Market Means More U.S. Manufacturing, Distribution and Jobs   

By: Rhone Resch

Don’t believe the stories you read about the death of American manufacturing. Economists at IHS Global Insight and Moody’s Analytics projected...more >>




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