The Commerce Department issued its final ruling Wednesday in a long-simmering trade dispute with China, imposing tariffs ranging from about 34 percent to nearly 47 percent on solar panels imported from the country. For most of the Chinese manufacturers, the penalties are somewhat higher than those announced by the Obama administration earlier this year, when the government determined that Chinese companies were benefiting from unfair government subsidies and were selling their products below the cost of production, a practice known as dumping, on the American market. For the biggest panel maker, Suntech, the duties are significantly higher, moving to almost 47 percent from about 33 percent. The trade case stemmed from a legal filing nearly a year ago by a coalition of manufacturers, led by SolarWorld, a German company with considerable manufacturing in the United States. The coalition contended that Chinese companies, which dominate global sales with a two-thirds market share, were competing unfairly in the American market.
The REHAU Smart Controls system helped mechanical contracting business owner David Bednarski integrate operation of several mechanical systems in his 5,500 square foot Colorado home, originally built in 1977 and recently retrofitted with several renewable energy technologies.
Colo. Department of Public Health Program Awards SMA's Denver Production Facility for Efforts
The company launched this pioneering programme back in 2011. Following the programme's big success, it is available now to all Qualified Installers in Europe.
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Smarter Grid Solutions Adopts eXtremeDB Cluster DBMS To Make Power Networks Safer and More Efficient
New smart grid technology from UK-based Smarter Grid Solutions helps power networks to increase their energy transfer capacity and ease integration of alternative energy sources. Fast and reliable data management was a key requirement.
Solar Energy USA, Georgia's largest residential solar company, is hosting an electric vehicle film viewing and electric car showoff on Friday, October 19th. The event is being held to help homeowners understand how to reduce both fixed costs and dependence on foreign oil.
Klondike Contracting, Vancouver's premier provider of home and commercial renovation services will again be attending the upcoming Vancouver Home and Design Show to be held at B.C
Installed and operated by NRG Energy of Princeton, NJ the stadium is another example showcasing the capabilities of the U.S. manufacturer and integrator located in upstate New York with offices in the Midwest and California.
SEIA and Business Council for Sustainable Energy Announce New Partnership
China announced its latest PV Development Five-Year-Plan which targets 20 GW of PV systems and one GW of solar thermal power to be completed by 2015.
Conergy installs 725kW solar solution for almond producer, T&P Farms
Morocco and Brazil are strong features, as third quarter investment slips 5% to $56.6bn
UK renewable energy show opens its doors tomorrow
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