24 Sep '12, 2pm

Solar Commitment: SEIA Environmental Initiative Grows #solarenergy

The new advisors also will help SEIA develop a handbook for expectations from Solar Commitment signatories, which is expected to be ready by the fourth quarter of this year, he notes. "Participants shall cooperate with SEIA’s Environment, Health & Safety Committee, and the sub-group Environmental & Social Responsibility Working Group, as well as the Solar Commitment Advisory Group, to further develop Key Performance Indicators (“KPIs”) to be reported publicly," SEIA's Declaration of Support notes. The Solar Commitment underscores the industry's commitment tosustainability, Smirnow says. "We aren't going to publish a 125-pages ustainability report, but we will include broad indicators as well as specifics; itwill become increasingly rigorous, but the document is in its first stage now," he says. The SEIA, which announced the initiative in March, has seven foundingindustry p...

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