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Looking at the Potential Trade War between the U.S. and China

Jun 05, 2012 at 16:36 | Gary Hunt

It was no surprise that China responded to the US decision to impose countervailing tariff duties on sale of imported photovoltaic panels from China.  We expected more of a tit…

Thin-Film Solar Panels, Riding Out the Turbulence

Jun 04, 2012 at 17:58 | Jen Alic

Thin-film solar is attractive for a number of reasons; from the fact that it is more environmentally friendly to produce, to the low cost of manufacturing these much lighter weight…

Japanese Solar Market about to Boom

Jun 04, 2012 at 17:40 | Daily Energy Report

Last year, the Japanese government announced the creation of a national feed-in tariff (FiT) for solar, joining Germany and China in creating robust public policy to drive deployment of renewable…

Serbia to House World's Largest Solar Farm, But Investment Climate Flounders

May 29, 2012 at 17:48 | Jen Alic

While Serbia prepares to build the largest solar park in the world, tax revenue incentives and European Union policy initiatives rather than a public desire to go green help to…

Solar Trade Wars: Victory for US Manufacturers, Loss for Solar Overall?

May 23, 2012 at 17:36 | Jen Alic

Solar manufacturing lobbyists have won the latest round of a trade war with China, but the entire solar industry could pay dearly for a victory that could see heavy US…

Do Anti-Dumping Duties on China PV Panels Make Any Sense?

May 21, 2012 at 14:13 | Gary Hunt

“Low Prices, Always Low Prices” that is the tag line of one of the world’s largest retailers. That may be why Wal-Mart is one of the world’s largest retailers. But…

Proof that the Solar Industry is on the Brink of a Huge Expansion

May 11, 2012 at 09:11 | Climate Progress

A new report from the prominent global consulting firm McKinsey shows why solar photovoltaics have hit a tipping point.As the economics of solar PV continue to improve…

The US Solar Revolution: Sometimes Smaller is Bigger

May 09, 2012 at 19:28 | Jen Alic

Solar, wind and geothermal power sources accounted for only around 1.5 percent of US energy consumption last year, but a number of factors are merging to make solar a more…

Solar Cells that can be Painted or Printed Onto Materials

May 01, 2012 at 22:49 | Brian Westenhaus

Scientists at USC think they have the material made of nanocrystals that could be painted on surfaces for making a solar cell. If the team gets to commercial market, the…

New Nanotechnology That Turns Windows Into Transparent Solar Panels

May 01, 2012 at 22:45 | Energy Digital

Our modern world is consuming energy at insatiable rates. The high-tech complexity of contemporary society has created a demand for energy resources that are both easily accessible and infinitely available,…

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