At least one gigawatt of rooftop solar power capacity has been installed in California to date. This is according to a report released by the Environment California Research and Policy Center.
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.
Solar equipment manufacturers based in the United States want the government to impose taxes on more than $1 billion Chinese imports. They joined the clamor from the wind power industry to seek compensation for the unfair state aid given to foreign companies.
The solar industry got a black eye when Solyndra collapsed. But despite the setback, it continues to grow, especially in the Bay Area.
After all the bad news regarding solar companies in recent times, here’s something good this time. Chevron unveiled its solar power system in an oil field in California.
Developers in the United States installed 69 percent more solar power capacity in the second quarter of this year compared to the year before. Majority of the installations were made by commercial and government entities.
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The solar energy policies of the United States government have been in the spotlight this week when Solyndra announced his bankruptcy. It came two years after it received a $545 million worth of federal loan guarantees.
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.