Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

The POWER Interview: Heliene CEO Touts Support for U.S. Solar Manufacturing

February 27, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Several solar power equipment manufacturing companies are building factories in the U.S., with many of those groups saying the investments are due to passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and its incentives tied to domestic production. One of those […]

News and Policies, World

New tool showcases solar manufacturing outside of China

October 11, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A new interactive tool aims to showcase the solar industry’s manufacturing capacity outside of China, which currently dominates most supply chains, and has been subject to trade disputes and forced labor concerns. The Ultra Low-Carbon Solar Alliance has mapped existing […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

What The Post-Pandemic World Needs Is A Solar Energy Revolution

May 21, 2020

Via: Forbes

One technology above all has exceeded all expectations over recent years: solar energy. Near-exponential growth has lowered manufacturing costs and efficiency of the solar cells to the point that building a solar energy generation plant is now significantly cheaper than […]

News and Policies, World

Coronavirus Is Poised To Disrupt Solar And Battery Storage Sectors

February 20, 2020

Via: Forbes

When a financial crisis begins to unfold, it’s hard to assess the impact until well after the fact. The dot-com crash that started in 2000 and the subprime mortgage crisis that started in 2007 played out over several years. The […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar manufacturing industry R&D spending in 2017 hits new high

October 9, 2018

Via: PV Resources

Historically, we have tracked the annual R&D spending of 12 key publicly-listed PV module manufacturers over the last 10 years to provide insight into the broader industry trends of innovation, higher conversion efficiencies and overall competitiveness of the sector. In […]

Energy Economics, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

SunPower: Tariff Exclusion Would Free Funds to Open New US Solar Manufacturing Facilities

March 20, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Solar industry stakeholders filed applications with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative last week seeking exclusions from the Trump administration’s 30 percent tariff on importedsolarproducts. Requests were due Friday night and a total of 55 comments were ultimately received, […]