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What the USITC Vote Means – Solar Products from China and Taiwan

On Wednesday, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) voted to uphold the Department of Commerce determination that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China and Taiwan.  Not a big surprise. How will this impact Chinese solar manufacturers?  Probably not too much, outside of

The Solar Industry Needs to Let Its Federal Tax Credit Die, Says This CEO

GREENTECHMEDIA – The Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is arguably America’s most important solar policy. This 30 percent tax credit spurred 1,600 percent annual growth since its implementation in 2007 and turned solar into an economic engine. But the ITC is only authorized at 30 percent through 2016 before falling to 10 percent thereafter (for non-residential

India Issues Draft Guidelines For 3 GW Solar Power Auction

CLENTECHNICA – Work at the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in India is in full swing to chalk out plans to auction several gigawatts of solar power as it hopes to add 100 GW solar power capacity by 2022. The latest measure in this regard is the issuance of draft guidelines (PDF) to auction 3