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Ratcheting up the battle over a vital energy industry, the U.S. Commerce Department decided to impose tariffs on solar panels imported from China after concluding that manufacturers there received illegal government subsidies.
In a significant decision involving one of the world’s most sought-after industries, the U.S. is gearing up to impose duties on imports of Chinese solar panels after finding evidence that China’s government provided illegal subsidies to its export manufacturers.
In a highly anticipated announcement that came Tuesday, the Department of Commerce has imposed tariffs in a case that has underscored deep divisions within the American solar industry.
Even as tax credits and funding from Washington dry up, U.S. states remain in a fierce competition for clean energy funding, especially from venture capitalists.
Ian Smith of Standard Solar is 6'4", and yet he manages to squeeze his angular frame through a small bedroom window and onto our roof, the better to assess the potential for a solar installation on our Mt. Labanon house.
Rob Busler of Standard Solar, at the Monday town council meeting, described the benefits of a solar power installation at the wastewater plant.
Standard Energy Solutions, the energy efficiency division of Standard Solar, Inc. specializing in energy audits and home energy improvements, has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service and health providers.Read the Reuters.com article here.
Virginia's largest solar-energy system is now up and running at Washington and Lee University, and visitors to the University's website can watch it working in real time.
Recently introduced government Feed-in Tariffs (FiTs) have proved to be a great success and offer golf clubs a fabulous opportunity to reduce their electricity costs. Two of the most popular types of payment have been for the installation of wind turbines and photovoltaic panels.