The United States Commerce Department said that it would start a probe on whether Chinese companies sell their solar panels in the country at unfair discounts as well as receive government subsidies illegally.
According to Jifan Gao, CEO of Trina Solar, majority of solar equipment manufacturers may disappear in the next couple of years because of the decreasing prices that erode profit margins. This could drive the weaker companies out of the solar industry.
Republican Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said that the government made a bad decision in giving loans to solar panel manufacturers and predicted that the solar panel industry could collapse in the near future.
Google is determined to help make the planet greener. They seek solutions that would change how things are operated, spark innovation through research work, and opportunities for future projects. Google knows that it is a learning process and with each answer it discovers leads the company closer to sustainable world.
Representative Dennis Cardona of California reintroduced his Solar Opportunity and Local Access Rights or SOLAR Act in Congress recently. This bill would protect the rights of the homeowners to create their own electricity via solar power.
Solar power is clean, economical and the solution to the long standing problem of environmental pollution. Although the initial cost associated with installation is expensive, the return on investment over time make solar energy the right choice as a main source for electrical power.
Solar power is more popular than ever, and that’s especially true in England. Since the feed-in tariff was introduced on April 1st, 2010, everybody wants to get their hands on this newly hot commodity – including scam artists.
Churches, mosques and synagogues in England could stand to add up to $29 million GBP (or $50 million USD) to their coffers by simply switching to solar panels.
Green Mountain Energy, a Texas company providing electricity from green energy sources, offers customers who produce renewable energy from home systems a special buy-back program.
Ontario aims to phase out its coal power plants within five years according to the Canadian province’s new Green Energy Act. Canada is one of the highest carbon gas contributors among major economies.