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February 26, 2020  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Sustainability
May 17, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 23, 2018  

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.

News General
January 23, 2018  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
January 22, 2018  

Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels

US solar business has boomed in recent years, driven by falling prices from imports.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
April 11, 2017  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
January 2, 2017  

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.

News Electronics Energy Manufacturing Transportation General Sustainability
October 17, 2016  

Idaho company debuts solar sidewalks

The panels can hold 250,000 pounds, which is three times the legal limit for a semitrailer.

News Automotive Electronics Energy Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
August 2, 2016  

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.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
June 22, 2016  

Tesla makes $2.8B offer to buy SolarCity

Tesla chief Musk has a 22% stake in the solar panel installation company.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
August 20, 2015  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
February 4, 2015  

CBSA investigates China’s ‘dumping’ of solar panels

“Reasonable indication” it has cause injury to the domestic industry.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
October 14, 2014  

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.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
September 25, 2013  

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.

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August 19, 2013  

Canadian Solar to supply modules for 600 kW Caribbean solar project

The installation will span eight different buildings and various businesses.