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3@3 on Solar PV: Trade Case Injuries
25 Sep 2017 at 11:39am
SolarWorld Plans to Ramp up Solar Module Production in Light of ITC Ruling
25 Sep 2017 at 9:00am
On Monday, September 25, SolarWorld Americas announced that with the prospect of meaningful import relief close at hand, the company will begin ramping up production. It hopes to hire up to 200 workers by May.
On Friday, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted 4-0 in favor of a trade-case determination that a surge of imports has seriously injured the domestic solar cell and panel industry. The vote means that the case, in which SolarWorld Americas and Suniva Inc. are co-petitioners, moves to a remedy phase.
Lack of IRS Solar Tax Credit Guidance Clouds New Projects
25 Sep 2017 at 8:54am
Solar energy developers hoping to break ground on large-scale projects want the IRS to define new-construction requirements for a renewable energy tax incentive.
GE Industrial Solutions Purchased By ABB
25 Sep 2017 at 8:39am
GE Industrial Solutions will be integrated into ABB?s Electrification Products division.
5 Prospects for Renewable Microgrid Technology Innovation
25 Sep 2017 at 8:16am
Current research is providing groundbreaking innovations that could help renewable energy-based microgrids become ?the energy supply of the future,? according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Survey: 3 Out of 4 Australians Expect Home Storage to Become ?New Normal?
25 Sep 2017 at 6:49am
A new survey conducted by public advocacy organization Climate Council found that about 75 percent of respondents in Australia expect that household battery storage will be ?the new normal? within the next decade.
Solar Decathlon Teams Officially Begin Reconstructing Their Houses for Event ...
25 Sep 2017 at 6:28am
The 11 teams competing in this year?s Solar Decathlon in October began reconstructing their houses in Denver over the weekend.
Imposing Solar Tariffs May Cost US Taxpayers $1.23 Billion
22 Sep 2017 at 11:34am
Imposing tariffs on solar components imported into the U.S. will drive up prices for solar developers. It could also cost U.S. taxpayers as much as $1.23 billion.
10 US Electricity Service Providers Take Next Step Toward RTO Membership
22 Sep 2017 at 10:05am
A coalition of 10 electricity service providers serving the U.S. Rocky Mountain region said they will begin negotiations for membership in the Southwest Power Pool regional transmission organization.
India Solar ? Unboxing Valuation
22 Sep 2017 at 7:23am
Some really interesting developments are taking place in the Indian solar space. Module prices are hardening and there is talk of Discoms reneging on previous high tariff power purchase agreements (PPA) in light of declining tariffs, while developers are reportedly seeking to exit low tariff commitments in light of rising module prices. It?s all happening there!
Former US Defense Energy Professionals Urge ITC to Consider Energy Security i...
21 Sep 2017 at 12:14pm
In a letter today to U.S. International Trade Commission Chairman Rhonda Schmidtlein, a group of veterans and former defense energy professionals urged the ITC to consider carefully U.S. Department of Defense energy security and resiliency efforts before making a decision this week in the Suniva/SolarWorld trade case.
Morgan Stanley and Citi Say They Will Run on 100 Percent Clean Energy
21 Sep 2017 at 10:56am
Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Inc. announced they will get all of their energy from renewables in a few years, another show of corporate support for climate action running counter to U.S. President Donald Trump?s view on the issue.
Krygyz Republic Terminates Deal to Build 12 Hydropower Plant
21 Sep 2017 at 9:00am
The government of Kyrgyzstan announced yesterday that it will ?terminate the agreement unilaterally? for contracts with Liglass Trading to build 12 hydroelectric power plants, citing the company?s failure to make a US$37 million payment as part of the agreement.
International Trade Commissioners Find Injury in Section 201 Solar Trade Case...
21 Sep 2017 at 9:00am
On September 22, 2017, the International Trade Commission ruled that injury has been caused to Suniva and SolarWorld by solar module imports from oversees in the historic section 201 trade case. Bracewell Policy Resolution Group Energy Expert, Frank Maisano who is also a spokesperson for the Energy Trade Action Coalition expains what happens next.
Change in New Jersey Leadership Could Help the State Fulfill Its Offshore Win...
21 Sep 2017 at 6:08am
Despite its legislation calling for mechanisms to support offshore wind development, New Jersey has yet to realize that promise, but that could change this fall with the election of a new governor.