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Global Climate Financing As High As $530 Billion In 2017, But Is It Enough?

December 6th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Global climate financing has steadily increased over recent years, according to new research from the Climate Policy Initiative, and might have reached as much as $510 billion to $530 billion in 2017, but while this is, on its own, relatively good news, investment in climate action is falling short in several key areas. 

First Solar Launches India Expansion Plan as Trade Tensions Escalate

August 24th, 2012 | by Andrew

First Solar's shifting its strategic focus toward supplying and building thin-film solar power projects in India, as PV cell and panel profit margins continue to be pressured and trade tensions escalate. The Tempe, Arizona thin-film market leader aims to capture 20% of the Indian solar PV market even as critics assert that US government export finance banks are providing low-interest loans to Indian solar power project developers that violate WTO rules on international trade.

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