US Wafer Equipment Maker Expands Leadership Team
Leading Edge Equipment Technologies Appoints Dr Rick Schwerdtfeger As CEO & Dr Nathan Stoddard As Chief Technology Officer
Thursday, 18 Jun 2020
Dr Rick Schwerdtfeger (left) and Dr. Nathan Stoddard (right) have joined Leading Edge as its CEO and CTO, respectively.
RFI To Gather Insights About US Solar Industry
US Department Of Energy Launches Request For Information Seeking Responses From Stakeholders Regarding Challenges & Opportunities For American Solar Industry
Sunday, 16 Dec 2018
Through a request for information (RFI) issued by the US Department of Energy's Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO), the administration hopes to understand the issues of the American solar industry to better plan its efforts.
Renewables Lowest Cost Technologies In US
Whitepaper Of Austin Energy Institute At University Of Texas Finds Natural Gas, Wind & Solar Energy As Lowest-Cost Technologies For New Electricity Generation In United States
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018
In a series of maps, the Austin Energy Institute’s study reflects the gradual shift in making renewable energy resources as low-cost options for energy generation in the US.
Trump Slaps Tariffs On Chinese PV Inverters
Chinese PV Inverter Makers To Pay 25% Additional Tariff To Enter United States From January 1, 2019; Trump Warns China Of Phase 3 Tariffs On Additional Imports Worth $267Bn
Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018
US President Donald Trump has approved the second phase of tariffs on Chinese imports worth $200 billion that finally brings PV inverters in its ambit. Initially there is a 10% tariff with effect from September 24, 2018.
REC Silicon Could Completely Close Moses Lake Fab
US Politicians Take Up REC Silicon Case With Trump As Company Faces Threat Of Complete Shutdown Of Moses Lake Polysilicon Fab; Trump Urged To Save 200 Highly Skilled Jobs
Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018
REC Silicon’s Moses Lake polysilicon fab faces the threat of complete closure even as it let go of some 100 employees across the company on July 2, 2018.
US Adds Only 10.6 GW In 2017
While 2017 PV Installs Of 10.6 GW Takes The US To A Cumulative Of More Than 53 GW, The Annual Addition Is a 30% Decline Over 2016
Monday, 19 Mar 2018
2017 couldn’t repeat the success story for PV in the US as was witnessed in 2016 - the market dropped by nearly 30%; however, the 2017 additions still meant a growth of 40% over 2015.
NYSERDA Approves 647 MW Of PV
26 Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects With 1.38 GW Of Capacity To Become Operational In New York By 2022, With Solar’s Share At 647 MW
Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018
Out of 26 approved projects, NYSERDA selected 22 solar PV systems, 1 hydroelectric plant and 3 wind energy plants.
US Market to Shrink to 12.6 GW PV In 2017
Only 2 GW Of Solar Power Installed In Q1/2017 in US, According to GTMR & SEIA Report; Suniva Petition Hovers Over Long Term Outlook For US
Friday, 09 Jun 2017
While the US PV sector doubled installations in 2016 to 14.6 GW, GTM Research in its Q1/2017 market update anticipates that demand will decrease in 2017 to 12.6 GW.
Sunrun Going Back To Nevada
With Nevada Reinstating Net Metering For Rooftop Solar Consumers, Sunrun Announces Return To The State
Thursday, 08 Jun 2017
More than a year after solar power installer and financier Sunrun announced exiting from the Nevada market, the company is planning to go back. Nevada’s State Assembly recently passed a bill that reinstates net metering for solar rooftops.
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