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Alternative Energy / Solar Energy

U.S. Solar Boom Stumbles

Jan 25, 2022 at 08:53 | Irina Slav

Higher costs and supply constraints are causing problems for what many see as a solar industry boom in the United States under the strongly pro-renewables Biden administration. According to a…

Mapping The Rise Of Solar Energy

Nov 19, 2021 at 12:52 | ZeroHedge

The world is adopting renewable energy at an unprecedented pace, and solar power is the energy source leading the way. Despite a 4.5% fall…

India Pivots To Solar As Coal Shortages Grip The Country

Nov 12, 2021 at 12:26 | Haley Zaremba

The Indian economy may be languishing under the pressure of coal shortages at present, but the subcontinent is betting its future on solar.…

The U.S. Solar Boom Is Only Just Beginning

Nov 12, 2021 at 12:18 | Felicity Bradstock

The outlook is hopeful for U.S. solar power as demand increases from 2020, with solar companies showing positive revenue gains as high energy prices push consumers to look…

Commerce Department Rejects Tariff Request For Imported Solar Panels

Nov 11, 2021 at 09:20 | Charles Kennedy

The U.S. Commerce Department has rejected a request by a group of companies to impose tariffs on solar panels imported from Southeast Asia. U.S. solar farm developers' dependence on cheap imported…

Solar Stocks Are Set To Follow Tesla Higher

Oct 26, 2021 at 16:47 | Alex Kimani

Leading EV company Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has lately been hogging the limelight after the company delivered yet another stellar…

Solar Power Has Had A Blowout Year Despite Pandemic Woes

Oct 26, 2021 at 14:37 | Haley Zaremba

“Solar PV will dominate renewable energy capacity additions” read the most recent annual report on renewable energies from the International Energy Agency (IEA).…

The U.S. Is Set To Break Another Solar Record Despite Rising Costs

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:00 | Irina Slav

New solar power capacity additions in the United States are on track to book a record year despite supply chain disruptions that have seen price spikes that have…

The Solar Boom Has A Supply Chain Problem

Sep 10, 2021 at 11:43 | Rystad Energy

Grid parity, resilient networks and strategic partnerships have spurred growth in the world’s solar panel manufacturing capacity in recent years, to 330 gigawatts (GW) in mid-2021. A Rystad…

The Sun Is Shining On Solar Stocks This Summer

Aug 02, 2021 at 16:10 | Alex Kimani

After struggling for weeks trying to work out details of how to pay for the legislation, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is reportedly close to finishing their behind-the-scenes…

Biden's Import Ban Could Break The U.S. Solar Boom

Jun 25, 2021 at 12:32 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The U.S. Administration banned imports of material for solar panels from a Chinese company this week as America seeks to eradicate forced labor from its supply chain. 

Is It Time For The Solar Industry To Look In The Mirror?

Jun 25, 2021 at 12:20 | Alex Kimani

Silicon panels pretty much rule the solar energy sector, with more than 90% of panels manufactured using the versatile element.  This is not by…

Are Your Solar Stocks Safe?

Jun 25, 2021 at 11:59 | Alex Kimani

A few days ago, Bloomberg reported that the Biden administration was mulling banning imports of polysilicon from Xinjiang, China,…

Solar Has An Unlikely New Enemy

Jun 23, 2021 at 12:48 | Irina Slav

Wind and solar generation capacity topped new capacity additions in 2020 despite the pandemic, prompting praise from energy authorities and environmentalists, as well as urges for picking up…

Soaring Solar Costs Could Slow The Renewable Boom

May 26, 2021 at 18:03 | Charles Kennedy

This year looked like it would be a … windfall... for renewable energy companies with the advent of the Biden Administration and its massively expensive clean energy push. Nevertheless, solar…

Airports Could Become Solar Energy Hubs

May 12, 2021 at 14:04 | Haley Zaremba

Experts warn that we are running out of time to prevent the worst effects of global warming. For decades, scientists have been warning us that we need to…

Biden's Solar Energy Plan Has A Major Space Problem

Mar 16, 2021 at 13:10 | Rystad Energy

US President Joe Biden clinched the top role last November on the back of a campaign promise to launch the Clean Energy Revolution in the country, with a chief aim…

U.S. Solar Industry Books Record Growth Amid Pandemic

Mar 16, 2021 at 08:59 | Irina Slav

The U.S. solar industry recorded record growth last year despite the pandemic, with 19.2 GW in new capacity added, for a 43-percent increase over 2019, according to a new

How China Became The Saudi Arabia Of Renewables

Mar 15, 2021 at 17:06 | Alex Kimani

Ultimately, energy independence in today's world is an illusion in the era of globalization because the hyper-connectedness of the market makes it impossible. Still, it's a never ending battle cry…

Why Africa Hasn’t Kickstarted Its Renewable Energy Boom

Mar 05, 2021 at 16:11 | Irina Slav

Africa has a solar energy potential of as much as 1,000 GW and wind potential of 110 GW, not to mention 350 GW…

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