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Possible extension on import duties for Chinese solar modules causing protests

Possible extension on import duties for Chinese solar modules causing protests

Despite strong protests, the EU commission is consdering extending the import tariffs for Chinese solar modules and panels by another 18 months. Time is running out, as a final decision has to be announced by March 5.

Two new initiatives strengthen upswing of solar in Florida

Two new initiatives strengthen upswing of solar in Florida

Solar energy is increasingly popular in Florida. Now the road is paved for further success with two new initiatives concerning co-ops and PACE.

Holland Solar expecting 1 new GW in PV installations due to ongoing investments

Holland Solar expecting 1 new GW in PV installations due to ongoing investments

As renewable energies become more and more important in the Netherlands, the solar market is constantly gaining ground. Hence Holland Solar, the Dutch industry association, expects a total of 1 GW of new PV installations in 2017. This estimate is mainly based upon the stable investment environment in the sector.

U.S. Solar Market Grows 95% in 2016, Smashes Records

U.S. Solar Market Grows 95% in 2016, Smashes Records

In its biggest year to date, the United States solar market nearly doubled its annual record, topping out at 14,626 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) installed in 2016. This represents a 95 percent increase over 2015’s then record-breaking 7,493 MW. GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) previewed this data in advance of their upcoming U.S. Solar Market Insight report, set to be released on March 9.

SEIA plans expansion into Midwest

SEIA plans expansion into Midwest

SEIA is seeking expansion into the Midwest. A special committee is meant to help with this. The aim is to redirect the association’s attention to state-level policy battles, as experts believe this is where the future of solar will be determined.

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