How US Import Barrier On Chinese Solar Cells Can Change Trade Game?

The recent trade barriers imposed by the United States (US) against the imports of Chinese solar equipment like solar cells has triggered speculations on the overall global trades of clean energy equipment. The Joe Biden led government recently triggered a new controversy by increasing the imports tariffs for solar cells for upto 50 percent and […]

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EV Car Sales In India Reached 1Mn With 70% YoY Growth

International Energy Agency (IEA) in its recent report on Global Critical Mineral Outlook 2024, found a global rise in electric vehicle sales. The report found a global increase in the sale of total electric car sales in India by 70% with an increase in electric car sales reaching almost 1 million. The IEA report found, […]

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News Brief May 15 – China-Serbia Deal, JinkoSolar, Finnish Wind Farm

China’s Hunan Rich Inks Deal With Serbia for 1GW PV module factory in Serbia The Serbian government has signed an MoU with Chinese firm Hunan Rich Photovoltaic Science and Technology to build a 1GW solar module production facility in Serbia. Serbian minister of mining and energy, Dubravka Đedović Handanović, signed the deal last week, which […]

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US Slaps 50% tariffs On Chinese Solar Cells

In its continuing efforts to build, and protect existing US solar manufacturers from Chinese imports, US President Joe Biden has announced a series of tariffs directed towards Chinese goods, including solar cells. Under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, solar cells – whether assembled or not into modules – tariffs will increase from […]

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EU To Withdraw From Probe Into Chinese Solar Park Construction

Earlier this year, the United States (US) and European Union (EU) Commission announced launching an inquiry into Chinese suppliers of wind turbines under the new Foreign Subsidies Regulation.  This announcement came as Chinese wind turbine manufacturers pushed hard and won some orders in Europe. The Chinese suppliers offered cheap turbines and generous finance which distorts […]

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India Becomes Second Largest Wind Market Within Asia Pacific In 2023

Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) growth required an annual wind installation tripling to at least 320 GW. GWEC report found that the onshore wind energy recovered from a growth slowdown it currently is ranked fourth in total wind installations. It has installed 45 GW of onshore wind as of January 2024 and it’s the second […]

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RecycLiCo Secures Patent For Battery Recycling In India

RecycLiCo Battery Materials Inc. (RecycLiCo), recently received patent No. 478749 for RecycLiCo’s “Processing of cobaltous sulphate/dithionate liquors derived from cobalt resource” by the Indian Patent Office. The Indian patent follows the form of existing patents previously granted for the same invention in other jurisdictions. The patent incorporated 18 claims, including separation of cobalt compounds from […]

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China RE Installations To Grow 5 Times By 2050 With 5 TW Solar Capacity, Finds Study

A recent report by Norwegian analyst DNV has shown that China will have more than quintuple renewable energy installations by 2050. Energy Transition Outlook China 2024 (ETO) report states that in the coming years, the Chinese energy mix will shift rapidly from one dominated by fossil fuels to one where renewable power plays a key […]

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Global PV Cumulative Capacity Rose To 1.6 TW In 2023: IEA

International Energy Agency’s International Power Photovoltaic System Program (IEA-PVPS) recent report found the global PV cumulative capacity grew to 1.6 TW in 2023. IEA-PVPS a collaborative R&D Agreements established within the IEA in its recent study showed, “1 581 GW of minimum installed cumulative capacity was installed by the end of 2023. At least 407.3 […]

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