20 Mar '12, 5pm

Renewable Energy News Bites Around the World

It looks like the US will set tariffs on solar imports from China. The Commerce Department will make a preminary decision today but they've indicated the complaint filed by the US solar manufacturing group, led by SolarWorld , has merit - that Chinese trade practices have harmed the US solar industry. Many have been looking to China to soak up some of the excess inventory it created by fostering massive solar installations at home, but its Five-Year Plan only calls for 3 gigawatts (GW) a year through 2015 , far lower than the estimated production of 18-19 GW in 2011 alone. And it also calls for ramped up production of polysilicon and modules to increase solar efficiency. We all know the problems the Dept of Energy (DOE) has been experiencing at the hands of the GOP for its loan to Solyndra , which went bankrupt because it couldn't compete with low prices from Chinese suppl...

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