SEIA announced that solar module manufacturer REC Americas has joined its board of directors.
REC is a California-based U.S. division of the international, vertically integrated solar module manufacturer REC Group. The company was founded in 1996 and has a global footprint.
“REC Americas is one of the leading manufacturers of solar technologies and products in the world,” said Abigail Ross Hopper, SEIA’s president and CEO. “I am thrilled to welcome one of the best onto SEIA’s board of directors, as we work to strengthen and build a more robust U.S. solar manufacturing sector.”
REC joins fellow module manufacturers like Canadian Solar, Hanwha Q CELLS and SunPower on the board.
“On behalf of REC Americas and REC Group, I am extremely proud to be joining the SEIA board of directors,” said Cary Hayes, president of REC Americas. “Our industry is in a stage of transition as we scale to serve as a significant player in the U.S. energy market. SEIA is the leading voice addressing both the challenges and opportunities of the solar industry and we look forward to working with SEIA on the issues that will drive solar as a significant component of a clean energy and sustainable future.”
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