09 Jan '12, 3am

Which side are you on? The #solar trade wars | new blogpost

Should we worry about Chinese government subsidies to its solar industry? Or send the Chinese a thank-you note? A group of seven US-based manufacturers of solar panels is alarmed. These manufacturers, led by Solar World, a German firm with a plant in Oregon, filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission, which reached a preliminary conclusion in December that US companies were, in fact, being harmed by subsidized imports. If the Commerce Department goes on to find that Chinese firms have been dumping solar panels on the US market at prices below their costs, it could impose steep tariffs of 50 to 250% on Chinese panels, according to this report in The Times by Matt Wald. The Chinese government provides billions of dollars of low-cost financing and free or cheap land to Chinese solar firms. Jigar Shah But much of the solar industry–led by Jigar Sha...

Full article: http://www.marcgunther.com/2012/01/08/which-side-are-you-...

Tweets

The Solar Trade Wars: Which Side Are You On?: F...

altenergystocks.com 10 Jan '12, 3am

Should we worry about Chinese government subsidies to its solar industry? Or send the Chinese a thank-you note? A group of...

It's Time to Pick Sides in the US-China Solar Trade Wars

It's Time to Pick Sides in the US-China Solar T...

greenbiz.com 09 Jan '12, 5pm

Should we worry about Chinese government subsidies to its solar industry? Or send the Chinese a thank-you note? A group of...

Solar Trade Dispute: Jigar Shah Response: Filed...

cleantechnica.com 09 Jan '12, 12pm

Last week, I posted letters from Jigar Shah (President of Coalition for Affordable Solar Energy) and a response from Hari ...

German Solar Stays On Top

German Solar Stays On Top

solarfeeds.com 08 Jan '12, 8pm

The German Solar Energy Market is biggest in the world and has installed the largest number of solar panels for the last f...

Two of the world's most innovative and important dive watches, side by side:

Two of the world's most innovative and importan...

rolexforums.com 08 Jan '12, 11am

Does anyone know if I can send a watch directly to Biene for service or does it have to go through a retailer or service c...

SolarWorld to file additional trade complaint i...

solarindustrymag.com 10 Jan '12, 6pm

SolarWorld AG, the Germany-based parent company of SolarWorld Industries America Inc., plans to file an anti-dumping compl...

The Greener Side of New Orleans

The Greener Side of New Orleans

greenbiz.com 07 Jan '12, 1pm

As noted in my last blog , I’m suggesting that travelers visit New Orleans to participate in the revival of this iconic pl...

115-MW Solar Power Project (+ 5 More Large Solar Power Projects)

115-MW Solar Power Project (+ 5 More Large Sola...

cleantechnica.com 10 Jan '12, 1pm

Marguerite Fund acquires 36 MW of ginormous, 115-MW Toul-Rosières solar power project. This 115-MW solar power plant, if b...

First Solar provides solar power for golf tourn...

renewableenergyfocus.com 10 Jan '12, 5pm

First Solar will provide solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays to help power the event, which will take place 30 January – 5 Febr...

SolarWorld’s Gordon Brinser Responds to Solar T...

greentechmedia.com 13 Jan '12, 6am

I am writing to you today on behalf of my company, SolarWorld Industries Americas Inc., and also the Coalition for America...

What is the outlook for solar PV in 2012? - Ren...

renewableenergyfocus.com 13 Jan '12, 9am

What is the outlook for solar PV in 2012? 13 January 2012 Paula Mints In the first of a regular series of articles, Paula ...

A Closer Look at One World Trade Center’s Green Design Features

A Closer Look at One World Trade Center’s Green...

greenbuildingsnyc.com 10 Jan '12, 3am

For obvious reasons, the Port Authority has kept specific design features of the 105-story building that was formerly know...

Fair Trade USA: Why We Parted Ways with Fair Tr...

triplepundit.com 11 Jan '12, 5pm

I’d like to understand exactly what Fair Trade Certified will mean under the new Fair Trade USA Standards? This piece talk...

Blogged: A Walk on MY Wild Side

Blogged: A Walk on MY Wild Side

thebaghagdiaries.com 10 Jan '12, 4am

I never thought in my wildest *no pun intended* dreams that I'd like animal prints. I used to think these were for the *ah...