U.S. to consider tariffs on solar panels made in Southeast Asia

U.S. trade officials on Monday said they will launch an investigation that could result in tariffs on solar panels imported from four Southeast Asian nations, a blow to clean energy project developers that rely on cheap imports to keep costs down. The Commerce Department’s decision regarding imports from Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia was a […]

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US Tariff Extension on solar products hurts energy goals: China

The Biden administration in the U.S. has extended Trump-era tariffs on imported solar products for four years but made changes to exempt many more products from the levies, such as the more modern bifacial panels, which are key for Biden’s climate agenda because they are the most efficient and will be increasingly used in large […]

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RE Push in U.S. Drives Up Solar Jobs: 3 lakh New Posts During Oct-Nov

The US solar industry is proving to be one of the hottest hiring sectors, thanks to an increased national focus on green energy driving up renewable jobs. According to a new analysis by Washington-based staffing and recruiting solutions provider PeopleReady’s skilled trades division, 305,000 solar jobs were posted between October and November, with roughly 230,000 […]

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Wind, Water, Solar Trio Ensures Grid Stability for US States, Says Stanford Study

Wind-Water and Solar (WWS) ensures grid stability and zero blackouts. A new study conducted by Mark Z. Jacobson and colleagues at Stanford University claimed this, as they analyzed grid stability in over 50 U.S States and District of Columbia. Jacobson is a Professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford. The new research, an effort […]

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US Firm Kevala Raises $21 M in Series A Funding Round

US energy data provider Kevala Inc. has raised $21 million in Series A funding round led by C5 Impact Partners LP (C5 Capital’s fund focused on data-driven technologies transforming critical infrastructure) and Thin Line Capital. Additional investors in the Series A round include senior energy sector executives Tom Werner, current Chairman and former CEO of […]

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ReNew Power Merges with RMG II, Lists on Nasdaq via SPAC

Haryana-based ReNew Power has completed its previously announced business combination with RMG Acquisition Corporation II. After the combination, RMG II has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ReNew Energy Global. Consequently, ReNew’s Class A ordinary shares and warrants commenced trading on the U.S. stock exchange NASDAQ on August 24, 2021. The company listed in the US through […]

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BiPV Global Market to Grow to US$23.3 B by 2027, Says Report

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for building integrated photovoltaics (BiPV) is estimated to grow from US$10.3 billion in the 2020 to reach US$23.3 billion by 2027, says a new report entitled “Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BiPV) – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics.” The full report can be accessed here. The CAGR over the analysis period 2020-2027 […]

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US Utility-scale Solar PV to Cost $16.89/MWh by 2030, Expects NREL

A new report published by research institute National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has found that the prices of utility-scale solar PV in the US could down as much as $16.89/MWh by 2030. US Department of Energy‘s NREL specializes in the research and development of renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy systems integration, and sustainable transportation. Its 2021 […]

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Power Factors Set to Acquire Software Platform 3megawatt

Costa Mesa-headquartered Power Factors, LLC, a leading renewable energy software provider in the U.S., announced today its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire 3megawatt GmbH, the German developer of the best-in-class BluePoint asset management software platform. Power Factors, LLC, offers hardware-agnostic software-as-a-service solution for performance monitoring, asset management, and optimization. 3megawatt’s mission is to […]

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