(Press Release, Berkeley, CA, Nov 27) — The installed price of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the United States fell substantially in 2011 and through the first half of 2012, according to the latest edition of Tracking the Sun, an annual PV cost-tracking report produced by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley [...]
DENVER RECOGNIZED AS FIRST SOLAR FRIENDLY COMMUNITY (Press Release, Nov 27) The City and County of Denver is the first municipality to be recognized as a Solar Friendly Community under an innovative new program designed to help bring down the costs of solar energy. Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock accepted the award at a ceremony [...]
LONDON, 12 November – The global energy map is changing in dramatic fashion, the International Energy Agency said as it launched the 2012 edition of the World Energy Outlook (WEO). The Agency’s flagship publication, released today in London, said these changes will recast expectations about the role of different countries, regions and fuels in the [...]
CRYSTALLINE SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS AND MODULES FROM CHINA INJURE U.S. INDUSTRY, SAYS USITC (ITC press release, Nov. 7) The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and modules from China that the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) has determined [...]
Five recent events that are affecting the solar market.