Category Archives: solar energy

Report Shows Which States Excel and Lag in Promoting Solar Energy

That’s why, especially at this time when solar is under attack in so many state utility commissions, it’s exciting that our friends and colleagues at the advocacy groups Vote Solar and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council last week released their eighth annual report on state solar interconnection and net metering rules, called Freeing The Grid: Best Practices in State Net Metering and Interconnection Policies. Wonky though […]

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Big News: More Tariffs on Solar Panels from China

Specifically, Commerce determined that imports of certain crystalline silicon PV products from China have been sold in the U.S. at dumping margins ranging from 26.71 percent to 165.04 percent and that imports of certain crystalline silicon PV products from Taiwan have been sold in the U.S. at dumping margins ranging from 11.45 percent to 27.55 percent.  Finally, Commerce determined that […]

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Is India’s Grand Solar Vision Becoming Reality?

Four years later and there are those who point out that progress on the target to date has been patchy, though impressive in places. Certainly there are indications that the grandiose, centrally-administered scheme has failed to meet expectations. New forecasts from Mercom Capital, for example, put India’s cumulative solar installations at just above the 3-GW mark, with 734 MW newly […]

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SunEdison To Develop 350 Megawatts Of Solar In Chile — Generates Energy At Lower Cost Than Fossil Fuels Without Subsidies Or Incentives

BELMONT, CA —(eSolarEnergyNews)— SunEdison, a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that the National Energy Commission in Chile has awarded SunEdison a contract to supply 570 gigawatt hours of clean energy a year. To meet the demand, SunEdison will be investing more than $700 million USD to develop 350 megawatts of utility scale solar […]

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