Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick last week signed S. 2395, extending long-term contracts between the utilities and renewable energy companies and raising the cap on net metering to 3 percent for both public and private projects. A company transitioning a coal-fired power plant to natural gas can now qualify for long-term contracts, providing the site is [...]
By Ben Santarris Head of Corporate Communications SolarWorld Industries of America, Inc. From 2008 to 2011, SolarWorld Industries America Inc. debated whether to bring trade cases against the Chinese solar industry. The company had 35 years of experience developing U.S. solar manufacturing. However, it had no experience fighting trade cases. In fact, no one had [...]
New Jersey’s generous solar renewable energy credit (SREC) program created such a boom in solar installations that the state surpassed California in new PV capacity during Q1 of 2012.
The solar-module trade war is growing hotter, with new salvos fired by both sides.