Articles tagged with: solar policy

Solar Power Panels on Green Grass

Clean Energy for America Act Would Rationalize, Strengthen U.S. Tax Policy; Too Bad It Stands Little Chance of Passing

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) introduced legislation in the upper house of the U.S. Congress May 2 that would rationalize and streamline the federal tax…
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Vietnam Solar Profile: Energy, and an Economy, in Transition

Vietnam’s power sector has been expanding alongside its economy—at USD223.9 billion in 2017—one of the 20 fastest growing in the world with year-over-year growth rates ranging…
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The Sun Shines on Europe

2018 was a banner year for solar power in Europe. As in the United States, solar is the fastest growing segment of the energy sector…
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Thailand Solar Energy Profile

Results of General Election Might Set the Stage for Solar to Play a Much Greater Role in Thailand's Energy Mix
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Solar Power Saving Lives

The continued rollout of renewable energy around the world has the potential to save millions of lives in Third World countries in the coming decades,…
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US State Governors Aim to Realize UN Paris Climate Accord Goals with Launch of Alternative US Climate Alliance

On June 1, President Donald Trump announced the US would withdraw from the UN Paris Climate Accord. Though not surprising, the announcement marks the latest,…
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Suniva’s U.S. International Trade Petition Reignites Prospect of a Solar PV Trade War

Last updated: Thursday, June 8, 2017 Bankruptcy and insolvency filings on the part of U.S. and German solar manufacturing companies Suniva and SolarWorld AG, respectively, and…
Trump Signs Executive Orders

California Vows to Go Its Own Way to Support Renewables as Storm of Controversy Surrounds Trump Executive Actions

Executive actions taken by U.S. President Donald J. Trump during his first four weeks in the Oval Office by and large confirmed expectations he intends…
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Trump Era: $30MM in New U.S. Solar-Grid Integration Funding Comes Amidst Heightened Energy Policy Uncertainty

The U.S. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) on Jan. 31 announced it would invest as much as $30 million to fund new…
Solar-Powered Data Centre in Dutse

Mapping the Solar Financing Opportunities and Trends in Africa

Africa has a very enviable solar irradiance, which makes it an attractive region for promoting on grid and off grid solar power projects. In addition,…
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