Today’s technology can do it, if the grid is modernized. A new report published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Renewable Electricity Futures Study (RE Futures), finds that the United States could achieve a very high level of renewable energy generation by 2050, using today’s commercially viable technologies. At 80 percent penetration, though, […]
A few days after the U.S. Department of Commerce imposed a 25 percent tariff on wind turbine towers made in China, and two weeks after announcing a 31 percent tariff on silicon solar cells and modules made in China, another set of Commerce officials, representing the United States at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in […]
Net tariff on some cells and modules may total nearly 255 percent.
In spite of some headwinds from natural gas, there remain some opportunities for green-energy investors.
The Energy Department will make up to $9 million available this year to fund approximately 50 small businesses working on innovative energy-efficiency and renewable-energy technologies. The program is aimed at accelerating advanced manufacturing, energy-efficient buildings, biomass, hydrogen and fuel cells, solar energy, and wind and water power technologies. Selected small businesses will get one-year awards […]