Solar: A Solution to Worldwide Electricity Needs

Solar: A Solution to Worldwide Electricity Needs
by Lindsay Morris, Associate Editor, Power Engineering Magazine | September 18, 2012 | Post Your Comment

Did you know that the United Nations declared 2012 “International Year of Sustainable Energy for All” (SE4ALL)? During a Wednesday morning session of SPI, speakers from the United Nations Foundation, World Bank, Solgenix and the S… Full Article

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Shortfall in Funding for Solar Training
by Charles W. Thurston, Contributing Editor, RenewableEnergyWorld.com | September 17, 2012 | Post Your Comment

The U.S. solar industry is facing a shortfall in funding for solar worker training over the next four years of close to $70 million, suggests Doug Payne, the outgoing executive director of the SolarTech Workforce Innovations Colla… Full Article

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France Taxing Carbon Emitters in an Effort to Overhaul Consumer Energy Costs
by Tara Patel, Bloomberg | September 17, 2012 | Post Your Comment

France will extend to 4 million households lower rates for electricity and natural gas to make energy more affordable while at the same time raising taxes on industries that pollute the air, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said t… Full Article

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Solar Fred’s Event Marketing Insights from SPI: Is Less More?
by Tor ‘Solar Fred’ Valenza | September 17, 2012 | Post Your Comment

Heading to SPI 2012 in Orlando, I was expecting a somewhat compact show. Though it wasn’t as large as Dallas, I was surprised to find that while there were fewer booths, companies that did show up had booths that were as big as 20… Full Article

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EU Supports Talks with China to Avoid Solar Panel Tariffs
by Stefan Nicola, Bloomberg | September 17, 2012 | Post Your Comment

The European Union, the 27-nation bloc locked in a trade dispute with China over solar-panel sales, backed a call from German Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks to resolve the impasse. The European Commission, the EU’s trade auth… Full Article

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Continuing the Conversation: How Trade Policy Will Shape the Solar Industry, Part 1
September 13, 2012 | Post Your Comment

An update on how global trade in PV is likely to be shaped in the near future.Watch Video

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Solar on the Street: Reactions to President Clinton’s Keynote Address
September 13, 2012 | Post Your Comment

Were you inspired by President Clinton’s speech? What will you take away?Watch Video

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