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Published on September 9th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan


Chinese Solar Panel Production To Double, Big Corporations Going Solar… (Solar News)

September 9th, 2014 by  

More solar news for you solar lovers:


Chinese solar panel production is projected to double by 2017. (sustainablog)

Apple, Verizon, Google, UPS, Walmart, Kohl’s, IKEA, GM… there are a lot of big corporations investing in solar now. Remember, corporations are primarily aimed at financial profits. Put 1 and 1 together. (Solar Love)

Hawaii is aiming to triple its use of solar power, and hit 65% electricity from renewables by 2030. (Solar Love)

Renewable energy and energy efficiency are saving US taxpayers a whole heckuvalotuv money. (Greentech Media)

A battery expert discusses the future of energy storage in Europe. (EnergyPost.eu)

Is the US renewable energy market dominated by monopolism and cronyism? (EnergyTrends Insider)

In the midst of a long solar trade war, one interesting question arises: is the US Department of Commerce protecting utilities from the solar revolution. (EnergyPost.eu)

Take a stroll back through the history of solar power in three parts. (Part I: Science; Part 2:Policy; Part 3: Economies of Scale … and, while you’re at it, there’s also one on the history of wind turbines.)

Scott Thill contends that no matter who “wins” the US-China solar trade war, every else loses. (SolarEnergy.net)

When it comes to renewable energy, Tony Abbott (unsurprisingly) sides with ideologues. (RenewEconomy)

How much wind and solar power does Germany actually need to install per year in order to meet its 2050 renewable energy target? (Renewables International)

Germany has now crossed 37 GW of solar power capacity. France has crossed 5 GW. (Renewables International)

How can utilities plan for solar PV fleets? Here’s Part 1 of the answer. (Clean Power Research

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