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Plunging Battery Costs To Trigger Energy Storage Boom

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Innovations Are Rocking The Battery Industry

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Alternative Energy / Solar Energy

Will U.S. Solar Survive The Trade War?

Will U.S. Solar Survive The Trade War?

Nov 05, 2018 at 12:40 | Irina Slav

When President Trump announced a 30-percent tariff on Chinese solar panels, the U.S. solar industry responded with an unsurprising outcry against the protectionist measure that aimed to make locally produced…

$200 Billion Saudi Solar Megaproject Might Never Happen

$200 Billion Saudi Solar Megaproject Might Never Happen

Oct 01, 2018 at 14:01 | Irina Slav

A $200-billion solar power project that was planned to be the largest solar farm in the world might never happen, government sources from Riyadh told the Wall Street Journal. The…

U.S. Solar Developers Benefit From Chinese Subsidy Cuts

U.S. Solar Developers Benefit From Chinese Subsidy Cuts

Aug 31, 2018 at 17:46 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The U.S. solar market has been rattled twice this year by two separate policy decisions, one in the United States and one in China. U.S. manufacturers and developers are now…

Brazil’s Opposing Energy Views

Brazil’s Opposing Energy Views

Aug 21, 2018 at 14:02 | Haley Zaremba

Brazil’s energy industry seems to be caught in a moment of deep ambivalence--on one side of the issue, they are breaking records in terms of renewable resources and green energy;…

India Surges Ahead In Global Solar Race

India Surges Ahead In Global Solar Race

Aug 16, 2018 at 10:53 | Jon LeSage

While financial analysts and bankers warn about decline in the global solar market, the race is still on, and India has become one of the frontrunners. A new report by…

Is The Solar Industry Really In Trouble?

Is The Solar Industry Really In Trouble?

Jul 24, 2018 at 13:30 | Irina Slav

Last week Goldman Sachs ruined the mood of many in the solar industry—at least of those who pay attention to investment bank forecasts—by projecting that the solar panel market will…

Goldman Predicts Major Solar Market Contraction

Goldman Predicts Major Solar Market Contraction

Jul 20, 2018 at 08:40 | Julianne Geiger

Sweltering temperatures and a ton of sun aren’t enough to make this a good year for solar, with Goldman Sachs chiming in—again—with a dismal prediction: Global solar installations will decline…

Tesla Closing Down Solar Capacity

Tesla Closing Down Solar Capacity

Jun 22, 2018 at 11:08 | Irina Slav

Tesla is closing down solar panel sales and installation facilities in nine states, Reuters reports, citing current and former employees of the company’s solar business as well as internal…

U.S. Solar Growth Undeterred By Solar Panel Tariffs

U.S. Solar Growth Undeterred By Solar Panel Tariffs

Jun 14, 2018 at 10:07 | Irina Slav

New solar generation capacity in the United States hit 55 percent of total new generation capacity additions in the first quarter of the year, despite the tariffs on imported PV…

China’s Surprising Move To Cut Solar Subsidies

China’s Surprising Move To Cut Solar Subsidies

Jun 11, 2018 at 15:38 | Robert Rapier

Chinese solar companies sold off sharply on Monday following an announcement by the Chinese government that it would take measures that may curb the astronomical growth of its solar industry.…

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