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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Renewables Can Bring Down Singapore’s Gas Dependency To 61%: EMBER

A recent report from energy think tank EMBER said that Singapore’s heavy reliance on gas-based electricity could be cut down with the expected rise of renewables in the country. The report said that based on its calculations, the share of electricity from gas would drop from 92% in 2022 to 61% by 2035. This was […]

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US Solar Manufacturers File Case Against China’s Alleged Illegal Trade Practices In SE Asia

American Alliance for Solar Manufacturing Trade Committee of US solar manufacturers represented by DC law firm Wiley Rein LLP, filed a set of antidumping and countervailing duty petitions with the US International Trade Commission (USITC) and the US Department of commerce. The companies subject to this investigation would be primarily Chinese-headquartered companies. The move comes […]

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BII, FMO Lends BECIS US$50 Mn To Support RE Projects In South East Asia

British International Investment (BII), and FMO, recently announced a joint loan commitment of US$50 million to BECIS, an energy-as-a-service (EaaS) provider in South-East Asia. The joint financing facility will be used to fuel BECIS’ expansion and back their energy solutions across Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and India. This is in response to the […]

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GoodWe Announces Inauguration of 1st Overseas Manufacturing Base 

Solar Energy Storage Solutions Firm GoodWe has announced the official commencement of operations at its first overseas manufacturing plant in Hai Phong, Vietnam. This new facility also marks the third in GoodWe’s manufacturing network.  “It reinforced our dedication to efficiently delivering tailored, high-quality products to its customers worldwide,” the firm said in a statement. The […]

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BrightNight, ACEN Announce US $1.2B Capital Partnership In Philippines

BrightNight, a global renewable power producer and a clean and dispatchable solutions provider, announced its partnership with ACEN Corporation (ACEN), the leading Phillippines based industrial and energy group. This partnership was undertaken to advance the development, construction, and operation of Bright Night’s initial 1.0 GW renewable power portfolio in the Philippines. Through this newly formed […]

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Polysilicon Manufacturers Shift To Vietnam, Chinese Import Hits Record Low

Germany based Bernreuter Research in its report on Polysilicon shipment found a drop in Polysilicon imports into China. The report stated, this fall has led to the lowest level since 2011. According to the report the Chinese customs statistics, imports of the feedstock for solar cells and semiconductors slumped by 28.5% i.e., from 88,093 metric […]

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First Solar Inaugurates 3.3 GW Solar Manufacturing Facility In Tamil Nadu

American solar module manufacturer First Solar inaugurated its new solar manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu. The global cleantech company claimed it to be the country’s first fully vertically integrated solar manufacturing plant. The Minister for Industries, Promotions and Commerce of the Government of Tamil Nadu, T R B Rajaa inaugurated the facility in a ceremony attended by […]

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