New Tariffs to Curb US Solar Installations by 11% Through 2022

New Tariffs to Curb US Solar Installations by 11% Through 2022

greentechmedia.com 23 Jan '18, 6pm

President Trump’s decision on the Section 201 solar trade case could have been worse for the U.S. solar market -- but it certainly isn’t good news. The administration unveiled tariffs yesterday that were less severe than the remedies requested by trade case petitioners Suniva and SolarWorld Americas. Trump ultimately approved a 30 percent solar import tariff for crystalline-silicon solar cells and modules, which steps down by 5 percentage points each year to 15 percent by the fourth year. In addition, 2.5 gigawatts of cells are exempt from the tariffs each year. So what does this mean for the U.S. solar industry? “Essentially, this has a m...

Cougars Officially Declared Extinct in Eastern U.S., Removed from Endangered Species List

e360.yale.edu 23 Jan '18, 5pm
Cougars Officially Declared Extinct in Eastern U.S., Removed from Endangered Species List

Eastern cougars once roamed every U.S. state east of the Mississippi, but it has been eight decades since the last confirmed sighting of the ...

After exporting baby elephants, Zimbabwe pledges to turn over new leaf on conservation: Mongabay

news.mongabay.com 23 Jan '18, 6pm
After exporting baby elephants, Zimbabwe pledges to turn over new leaf on conservation: Mongabay

On December 23, Zimbabwe officials quietly loaded thirty-five elephants between the ages of three and five onto planes that would fly them th...

DuPont vs. the World: Chemical Giant Covered Up Health Risks of Teflon Contamination

ecowatch.com 23 Jan '18, 5pm

DuPont vs. the World: Chemical Giant Covered Up Health Risks of Teflon Contamination Broadcasting from the Sundance Film Festival, we are joi...

London's first electric black cab takes to the road

businessgreen.com 23 Jan '18, 10am
London's first electric black cab takes to the road

"I'm absolutely delighted to get the keys to my new TX electric taxi and there are two reasons I bought the cab," he said in a statement. "Fi...

Energy

Research from Schneider Electric Reveals Companies Unprepared for New Energy Economy

Research from Schneider Electric Reveals Companies Unprepared for New Energy Economy

renewableenergymagazine.com 23 Jan '18, 3pm

While 81 percent of companies have made efficiency upgrades or plan to, 30 percent or less are considering new energy opportunities such as m...

TransAlta is hiring a SCADA engineer. Check out the posting!

canwea.ca 23 Jan '18, 3pm

The SCADA Engineer position exists to provide specialized and disciplined first point of contact for controls engineering services and techni...

solar

seia.org 22 Jan '18, 10pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – the national trade association for the U.S. industry - and its members ex...

Transportation

Ex-GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz Brings the Heat in New Criticism Aimed at Tesla

hybridcars.com 23 Jan '18, 6pm
Ex-GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz Brings the Heat in New Criticism Aimed at Tesla

One of Tesla’s most prominent doubters, Bob Lutz, is back at it again with stinging comments over its prospects. In a story by the Los Angele...

Fashion

Does what it says on the tin

howies.co.uk 23 Jan '18, 4pm
Does what it says on the tin

100% waterproof jacket made from an innovative membrane which is PTFE and PET free.

The 'big push' transforming the world's energy systems

greenbiz.com 23 Jan '18, 10am
The 'big push' transforming the world's energy systems

As I’m sure you have noticed, renewable energy is taking the world by storm, driven by rapidl...

All short-haul flights from Norway could be electric by 2040

treehugger.com 23 Jan '18, 11am
All short-haul flights from Norway could be electric by 2040

When the heck did electric commercial flight become a realistic prospect?! Whether it was low...

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