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No East Coast state has successfully spurred construction of an offshore wind farm.  To make the industry viable, long-term federal tax incentives are also needed, industry analyst say. O’Malley sweetens wind farm proposal, The Washington Post, B2 “In Session” (January … Continue reading

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Solar Dumping Dispute Continues to Flare

In the face of US increases in tariffs for dumping on Chinese solar cells provoked by the Commerce Department’s finding that Chinese companies had been selling cells in the US below their manufacturing cost (dumping), China has begun an investigation … Continue reading

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The best laid schemes of Mice and Men oft go awry, And leave us nothing but grief and pain, For promised joy! Robert Burns, To a Mouse (Poem, November, 1785) Scottish national poet (1759 – 1796) Renewable energy was to … Continue reading

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Indian Solar Company Responds to Low Prices by Doubling Production

Bloomberg has recently reported that Surana Ventures Ltd of Hyderabad will double production in the face of Chinese overproduction that has caused a 34% reduction in panel prices over the past 12 months.  Surana seems to be betting on

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Has Intellectual Property Failure Doomed US Solar Power?

Widely circulated recent news reports have chronicled the rise of the solar industries of China (with a huge projected increase in sales for 2012 over 2011) and Japan (a lesser but still significant increase).  A further interesting development is Saudi … Continue reading

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