Tagged Solar

Commerce ruling will impact solar industry for years to come, SEIA warns

By David Wagman The Commerce Department just handed the U.S. solar industry a lump of coal as a holiday gift. In a preliminary finding issued December 1, the Enforcement and Compliance arm of the International Trade Administration found that imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (solar cells and…

Why now is the time to transition into utility scale solar

By David Sanchez The transition to utility scale solar is a significant environmental issue facing society today. Solar energy is one of the most environmentally friendly technologies available with an almost unlimited potential to reduce greenhouse gasses and lower the consumption of fossil fuels. The path to utility scale solar is discussed here by David…

Eni to buy wind and solar developer PLT

Italian oil and gas group Eni’s retail power and renewable energy unit Plenitude has signed a deal to acquire Italian wind energy developer and operator PLT, in a transaction that will boost its Italian onshore wind capacity and give it a foothold in Spain. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News…

Commerce suggests antidumping tariffs be extended to solar cell and panel imports from Southeast Asia

By Kelly Pickerel The Dept. of Commerce today released its preliminary decision, stating that certain Chinese solar cell and panel producers in four Southeast Asian countries are indeed working in those countries to avoid paying duties on Chinese-made solar goods. Commerce has suggested an extension of antidumping/countervailing duties (AD/CVD) to solar cell and panel imports…

Aptera confirms Tesla charge port for its solar EV

By [email protected] (Bengt Halvorson) Aptera this week confirmed that its solar-supplemented three-wheel production EV will offer a Tesla connector and corresponding charging equipment, both produced by the charging-hardware maker Lectron. The California startup’s adoption of the Tesla standard, now called NACS, was already all but a given. The company had made earlier assertions it… Read…

Solar PV and energy storage prices ‘soared’, NREL market report says

By Renewable Energy World The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released its annual cost breakdown of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery storage systems. U.S. Solar Photovoltaic System and Energy Storage Cost Benchmarks, With Minimum Sustainable Price Analysis: Q1 2022 details installed costs for PV and storage systems as of the first quarter (Q1) of…

Leeward Renewable places 100 MW solar + storage project in service

By Renewable Energy World Leeward Renewable Energy said it completed construction and started operations of its 100 MW Rabbitbrush Solar Facility in Kern County, California. The project includes a 20 MW, 50 MWh battery energy storage system. Energy generated by the project will serve two not-for-profit, community-owned electricity providers, Central Coast Community Energy and Silicon…

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