"Our mission is to make solar energy a mainstream energy source and realize the full potential of the solar industry in Tennessee."

• Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association


TenneSEIA's goal is to advance solar as an energy source, to stimulate economic investment and to create jobs for Tennesseans and the State of Tennessee. As an industry association that represents the entire solar value chain here in Tennessee, it is important to our members that TenneSEIA actively engage the policy development process. We actively pursue the creation of policies that provide for an environment that is conducive to private sector growth and job creation.

NREL Report - "Tennessee Has a Solar PV Potential of 20 Times the Amount of Electricity Used". Click here!

• Industry Update: Solar Industry Calls for Market Driven Approach to TVA Solar Programs

TenneSEIA urges TVA to reconfigure solar programs to meet market demand, retain workforce and enable clean, low cost energy in the Valley.

PRESS RELEASE: 25 June 2013

Click here for Policy information update.

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• Events

TenneSEIA both organizes and participates in a series of ongoing events through out the State of Tennessee.

  • TenneSEIA Stakeholder Meeting
    Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury
    Strata Solar
    16 April 2014 2:00PM CT

    • Baker Donelson
    265 Brookview Center Way
    Suite 600
    Knoxville, TN 37919
    • Baker Donelson
    211 Commerce Street
    Suite 800
    Nashville, TN 37201
    • Baker Donelson
    165 Madison Avenue
    Suite 2000
    Memphis, TN 38103

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    Mary Shaffer Gill
    Charlie Coggeshall

• Monthly Member Spotlight

This month our spotlight is on: Mary Shaffer Gill.

mary shaffer gill

Mary serves as Vice President of ARiES Energy, LLC, a local energy contracting firm.

ARiES Energy is focused on turn-key renewable energy systems that help customers avoid rising energy costs and provide the quickest return on their investment. Since 2008, Mary Shaffer Gill has played a key role in the development and success of solar technology contractors in east Tennessee before launching ARiES Energy. Since launching ARiES Energy in November 2011, the company has received international recognition for sales efforts from one of the biomass manufacturers ARiES represents and been named one of the “Top 250 solar contractors” by Solar Power World magazine.

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• NEWS FLASH: TVA Closes Solar Market to Business for Remainder of 2013

Solar demand in Tennessee exceeds TVA cap in less than one day!

PRESS RELEASE: 2 August 2013

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TenneSEIA Membership Application
You can view or download the TenneSEIA Chapter membership application in a PDF format by clicking on the link above.

TenneSEIA Code Of Ethics
You can read the TenneSEIA Code Of Ethics here.

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