News For The “ENERGY” World
Corporate procurement of utility-scale solar PV is on the rise, but there’s opportunity for corporations to leverage recent market developments and deploy even more.
On Monday, September 25, SolarWorld Americas announced that with the prospect of meaningful import relief close at hand, the company will begin ramping up production. It hopes to hire up to 200 workers by May.
On Friday, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted 4-0 in favor of a trade-case determination that a surge of imports has seriously injured the domestic solar cell and panel industry. The vote means that the case, in which SolarWorld Americas and Suniva Inc. are co-petitioners, moves to a remedy phase.
A new survey conducted by public advocacy organization Climate Council found that about 75 percent of respondents in Australia expect that household battery storage will be “the new normal” within the next decade.
Imposing tariffs on solar components imported into the U.S. will drive up prices for solar developers. It could also cost U.S. taxpayers as much as $1.23 billion.
A coalition of 10 electricity service providers serving the U.S. Rocky Mountain region said they will begin negotiations for membership in the Southwest Power Pool regional transmission organization.