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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Our Mission

The Solar and Storage Industries Institute seeks to raise awareness about the benefits of clean energy, educate the public about policies that will encourage widespread solar and storage adoption, and develop solutions that promote the widespread use of clean energy.

2023-2024 Workplan

This document outlines some of the top challenges identified through the development of reports and whitepapers, model legislation, and other educational materials, setting a balanced agenda for SI2 work over the course of the year.

Meet the SI2 Team

David Gahl

Executive Director

Sarah Conley

Director of Operations and Development

Shawn Rumery

Senior Program Director

Shawn Rumery

Jessica Norris


Charlotte Hay


SI2 Advisory

SI2 Board of

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