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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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July 19, 2013  

China steps up trade battle over solar panels

Boosts duties on US, Korean polysilicon.

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July 5, 2013  

German solar panel firm claims insolvency as industry suffers from global price war

Conergy AG specializes in planning and installing photovoltaic systems.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
June 21, 2013  

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.

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June 5, 2013  

China criticizes EU duties on solar panels

Announces anti dumping probe of European wine in dumping squabble

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
February 11, 2013  

Solar boom fuels increase in hazardous waste

Disposing materials used to produce panels aren’t calculated in solar power’s carbon footprint.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
November 5, 2012  

German solar power production up 50%

European country will phase out nuclear power by 2022 and replace it with renewable energies.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production Sustainability
November 1, 2012  

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.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
October 11, 2012  

China rejects US solar panel tariffs as protectionism

Chinese accuse US of trade friction in new energy.

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July 26, 2012  

China solar panel makers say dispute with EU risks trade war

European solar companies seek import tariffs on Chinese-made products.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability
December 9, 2011  

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

News Energy Business Operations Sustainability
December 5, 2011  

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.