Panasonic, Tesla to scrap solar panels partnership
Japanese business daily Nikkei reports Gigafactory 2 was to make cells for Tesla’s Solar Roof, but Tesla is instead using Chinese-made solar panels.
Southern Alberta city pulls plug on $13M solar power project
Small and unreliable contribution to the community’s power needs didn’t justify the cost.
Canada launches NAFTA challenge of ‘illegal’ US tariffs on solar panels
Part of Trudeau government’s broader defence of the international-rules based trading order.
Trump applies tariffs to solar panels, washing machines
China calls the action an abuse of trade remedies, solar industry warns investments will delayed or cancelled.
Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels
US solar business has boomed in recent years, driven by falling prices from imports.
Oh, the irony! Solar panels power Kentucky Coal Museum
It’s a symbol of the state’s efforts to move away from coal as its primary energy source.
Tesla, Panasonic to make PV cells in Buffalo
Cells, modules will be used in solar panels for non-solar roof products and solar glass tile roofs that Tesla plans to begin making.
Idaho company debuts solar sidewalks
The panels can hold 250,000 pounds, which is three times the legal limit for a semitrailer.
Tesla’s SolarCity acquisition could speed sustainable energy
The electric car-maker has acquired the solar panel installer for $2.6 billion, pending regulatory approvals.
Tesla makes $2.8B offer to buy SolarCity
Tesla chief Musk has a 22% stake in the solar panel installation company.
Google’s Project Sunroof will map the planet’s solar potential [VIDEO]
Solar optimization map tells users the best places to gather energy from roof-mounted solar panels.
CBSA investigates China’s ‘dumping’ of solar panels
“Reasonable indication” it has cause injury to the domestic industry.
Strathcona Energy expects Ontario expansion to create 130 jobs
Green energy company will turn former Nortel building into solar module manufacturing plant for European markets.
Applied Materials to acquire Tokyo Electron for $9.4 billion
The all-stock transaction will create a new company with a market capitalization of about $29 billion.
Canadian Solar to supply modules for 600 kW Caribbean solar project
The installation will span eight different buildings and various businesses.
China steps up trade battle over solar panels
Boosts duties on US, Korean polysilicon.
German solar panel firm claims insolvency as industry suffers from global price war
Conergy AG specializes in planning and installing photovoltaic systems.
Europe, China work toward settling their rift on solar panels
EU duties on panels it alleges are dumped set to jump to 47% in August.
China criticizes EU duties on solar panels
Announces anti dumping probe of European wine in dumping squabble
Solar boom fuels increase in hazardous waste
Disposing materials used to produce panels aren’t calculated in solar power’s carbon footprint.
German solar power production up 50%
European country will phase out nuclear power by 2022 and replace it with renewable energies.
China launches trade probe on European solar polysilicon
Latest probe follows the EU’s investigation into whether Beijing was improperly subsidizing exports for solar panels.
China rejects US solar panel tariffs as protectionism
Chinese accuse US of trade friction in new energy.
China solar panel makers say dispute with EU risks trade war
European solar companies seek import tariffs on Chinese-made products.
MEMC slashes jobs, production amid weak solar demand
Solar panel and chip maker will cut 1,300 jobs and idle production at an Italian polysilicon plant
US to investigate complaints China is low-balling solar panels
China is criticizing a US decision to investigate whether Chinese companies are harming the American solar panel industry.