A “Third Way” Approach for U.S.-China Solar Trade

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A “Third Way” Approach for U.S.-China Solar Trade

by Ron Kenedi, Contributor | July 30, 2012 |

Last October, SolarWorld led a U.S. manufacturer coalition that asserted trade law violations by Chinese makers of solar cells. The coalition’s filing with the Department of Commerce led to significant tariffs being levied on sola… Full Article


Clean Energy Stocks Decline to Nine-Year Low on Policy Uncertainty

by Ehren Goossens, Bloomberg | July 30, 2012 |

The WilderHill New Energy Global Innovation Index, a global index of clean-energy stocks, declined to a nine-year low as the industry faces oversupply, falling prices and uncertain government support. Full Article


Lime Energy or Lemon Energy?

by Tom Konrad, Contributor | July 30, 2012 |

Last week, when Lime Energy (NASD:LIME) announced that an internal investigation by its audit committee had revealed up to $15 million in misreported revenue, my first instinct was to sell, especially because the misreported reven… Full Article

Is Japan the Next Solar Hot Spot?

July 12, 2012 |

Solar Frontier’s Brooks Herring and Meg Cichon discuss the outlook for CIGS manufacturing and how the Japan solar market is heating up after announcing its aggressive feed-in tariff.Watch Video

Navigating the Challenges in Solar Manufacturing

July 12, 2012 | Post Your Comment

Meg Cichon talks with Jan Jacob-Boom Wichers of REC Group to discuss how REC is planning to expand into the U.S. and manage the challenges in the manufacturing market.Watch Video

Energy Storage Will Help Grow the Solar Industry

July 12, 2012 |

Daniela Schrieber of EUPD Research offers her thoughts on the Intersolar North America conference and points out the two trends that she has spotted at the show.Watch Video


Will Tier 1 Chinese Solar Manufacturers Stay in the US Market?

July 12, 2012 |

Helena Kimball, Yingli Solar?s Head of Marketing, offers the company?s perspective on the trade case.Watch Video

Wal-Mart Beating Ikea, Apple in U.S. Solar Panel Installations

by Ehren Goossens, Bloomberg | July 30, 2012 | Post Your Comment

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, has installed more than 150 U.S. solar projects and expects to have as much as 90 megawatts of capacity by year-end, more than Ikea Group and Apple Inc. Full Article