Renewable Energy

Commerce looks again at China's solar trade practices

Source: 
Reuters

The Commerce Department has agreed to open a dumping investigation into crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China and Taiwan that are used to make solar cells, in response to a complaint last year from SolarWorld, Reuters reports.

China's solar power soars

Source: 
Bloomberg

With the installation of a record 12 gigawatts of solar power in 2013, China's output of the renewable energy may surpass that of the U.S. this year, Bloomberg reports.

Green energy workforce: US 3rd globally

Source: 
FuelFix

Most of the world's 5.7 million green energy jobs are in China, with Brazil in second place and the U.S. third, according to a study by the International Renewable Energy Agency, FuelFix reports.

Spotlight on Kansas fight over renewable standard

Source: 
E&E

The fight over Kansas' renewable energy standard is drawing wider attention, E&E reports.

Clean tech on display at Washington Auto Show

Source: 
The Washington Post

Hydrogen powered cars are on display, along with electric vehicles and some that run on clean diesel, as the Washington Auto Show goes green this year, The Washington Post reports.

Sharp to stop making solar panels in Tennessee

Source: 
Bloomberg

Sharp Corp., apparently turning away from its manufacture of photovoltaic panels, has set an end-of-March deadline to stop making them at its Tennessee factory, Bloomberg reports.

Duke Energy wants to pay less to homes with solar panels

Source: 
The News & Observer

North Carolina's Duke Energy is seeking to reduce the amount it pays to customers with solar panels, but advocates of the renewable energy source argue that the move would put a dent in the state's solar development, The News & Observer reports.

Jobs boost from offshore wind farms uncertain

Source: 
The New York Times

Steel company Mass Tank lost out to a European rival in a bid to supply the planned Cape Wind project, illustrating how offshore wind might not be a jobs bonanza for American firms, The New York Times reports.

ITIF forum on clean energy research

Washington, January 23, 2014, 10:30 am

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, New England Clean Energy Council forum, "Leveraging Innovation Clusters to Accelerate Clean Energy Research Into Market." Sen. Edward Markey to speak. 

Moniz hails research into vehicle fuel efficiency

Source: 
Platts

An R&D program into vehicle technology will help American manufacturers meet fuel efficiency standards, said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, according to Platts.

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