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When was the last time you heard the following story on national news: today, a truck transporting solar panels overturned on a highway spilling them into a river? I'm pretty sure the answer is never. That is because, at most, it would be a local news story for causing a traffic jam. Show More Summary
There are places where electricity still isn't accessible, and safe, low-cost options are hard to come by. The Infinite Light is a flexible solar panel that can be placed inside a water or soda bottle. A simple frame around the bottle holds everything together, and there is a handle on top for carrying or hanging. READ MORE »
By Mitu Anand: Already the largest solar panel installer in the U.S., SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) looks set to get better. Despite having a roller coaster ride in 2014, the stock is still up close to 15%, outperforming the S&P 500. Moreover,...Show More Summary
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The sapphire supply agreement with Apple is transformative for GT Advanced Technologies, but it's the company's advanced solar materials and manufacturing systems that make it a long-term buy and hold, especially as Chinese panel makers like Trina Solar are faced with tariffs, and the need to expand both capacity and panel efficiency.
RNE has an article on water free solar power panel cleaning in the desert - Saudi solar robot cleans desert PV panels – water free. A United Arab Emirates company spun out of the nation’s renewed focus on renewable energy has come up with a simple solar panel cleaner designed to clean every panel in its coverage area each day. Show More Summary
Technology Review has an article on another monster factory being planned by Elon Musk - this one for solar panels rather than battery storage - to support his SolarCity business - Elon Musk Needs a Very Big Factory for His New Solar Technology. Show More Summary
Instead of a patchquilt of permitting rules that vary from county to county, the state now has a simpler -- and cheaper -- process.
The solar industry has been enjoying a strong recovery for more than a year. However, the rising price of solar panels could harm the entire industry.
Actions always have consequences — as the ripple effects of the US Department of Commerce’s recent move to close a loophole allowing Chinese-made solar modules to circumvent current anti-dumping duties are now showing. Thanks to theShow More Summary
China’s problem with bloated production is ricocheting around the world. China is producing too much steel, plate glass, chemicals, solar panels and other goods for the domestic market, and usually exports the excess at cut-rate pri...
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has found the United States violated global trade rules when it imposed tariffs on products from China and India. In response to a 2012 complaint, the WTO said the US improperly imposed tariffs on Chinese steel and solar panels. Show More Summary
Community solar is the idea that people who don’t happen to have rooftops suited for solar panels ought to be able to invest in solar panels someplace else. It’s a tempting concept, because roughly three-quarters of Americans don’t have solar-friendly rooftops. read more
In Victoria, households that have installed solar panels on their roofs are facing an increase in the fixed rate they pay on every bill to connect to the state’s electricity grid. An extra 14 cents per day, or $51 per year, is being proposed to punish householders for helping to produce electricity. More »
Efforts to protect U.S. panel manufacturers from cheap Chinese imports have run afoul of the World Trade Organization.
World Trade Organization judges found on Monday that the United States had violated global trade rules by imposing import duties on a range of Chinese steel products
Smartenergy Renewables recently completed the overhaul, conversion, and facility upgrade of its now fully-automated solar panel manufacturing plant in Luckenwalde, according to a release from the company. The completely overhauled facility...Show More Summary
CRONY CAPITALISM: Solar panel company pocketing govt subsidy cash intended for homeowners.
While you're watching the final game of the World Cup today, keep a keen eye on the advertisements along the sidelines. You're likely to see the name Yingli Solar: a massive Chinese solar power manufacturer that few soccer fans are likely to know. Climate Desk recently visited Yingli's sprawling plant, and got a first-hand look at the booming company. Read more...