Report: Solar Trade Barriers Threaten Over 60,000 American Jobs

kristy Greentech

GTM SOLAR WEEKLY | Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Report: Solar Trade Barriers Threaten Over 60,000 American Jobs
Study warns of dire impact on US solar industry jobs if tariffs are imposed.

Green Job Moves at Flextronics, Amonix, SolarCity and the US Government
The ebb and flow of greentech personnel

Clarification: China-US Solar Trade Claim
Chinese module manufacturer’s rush to ship product tied more to the expiration of 1603 than it is to evade potential tariffs, according to Trina et al.

A Look Inside the Solar Industry at Schiller Automation
Schiller makes fabs that make panels—and may know who will survive the current solar turmoil.

Who Reigns Supreme in Residential Solar?
SolarCity’s aggressive consumer marketing and expansion into new markets puts it firmly at the head of the pack.

First Solar on the Future of Photovoltaics: Part 1
In order to thrive, First Solar must deploy 65 GW of photovoltaic panels over the next decade.

Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Holding Forms Renewables Unit
“This is a vote for renewable energy, not a bet,” says MidAmerican VP.

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Aims at 33 Percent Renewables by 2020
It’s “the most exciting time to be in electricity since Edison invented the light bulb,” according to the DWP boss.

Polysilicon Prices Hit Record Low in 2011; Will Head Even Lower, Enabling $0.70/W PV in 2012
GTM Research publishes new report on polysilicon market, examining the epic price declines of 2011,

Autodesk: A Hollywood Happy Ending for Renewables and Greentech Innovation?
With Autodesk’s Academy Award-winning software, renewables innovators use movie magic to get across the Valley of Death.

Ten Years of Texas Electric Utility Deregulation
Texans talk about electricity providers the way urban epicures discuss recipes.