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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.

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.

California Senate doubles down on RPS requirement

California Senate doubles down on RPS requirement

The California State Senate has upped the ante on renewable energy, having passed legislation that would raise the state’s renewable electricity goal to 50% by 2030. If the upgraded renewable portfolio standard (RPS) becomes law, California would continue to reap the benefits of a vibrant renewable market, particularly where photovoltaic and wind technologies are concerned.

US utility-scale solar developers storm top-10 list

US utility-scale solar developers storm top-10 list

US utility-scale project developers are on the march. According to fresh figures posted by Wiki-Solar.org, a leading industry information platform, US companies have seized the top 3 spots and now occupy 7 of the top 10 positions on the list. This represents significant gains made by large-scale solar PV in recent years. In 2013, the last time Wiki-Solar published the list, just one US project developer made the top 10: long-time leader First Solar.

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