US solar industry

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Production Scale (Not Cheap Labour) Gives China Solar Advantage

Originally published on the US Department of Energy Website Production scale, not lower labor costs, drives China’s current advantage in manufacturing photovoltaic (PV) solar energy systems, according to a new report released on September 5 by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology … [continued]

Solar Trade Dispute: Jigar Shah Response

Last week, I posted letters from Jigar Shah (President of Coalition for Affordable Solar Energy) and a response from Hari Chandra Polavarapu (Managing Director of Solar/Cleantech Research at AURIGA USA LLC). As an update, here’s a response to Hari from Jigar: I want to thank Hari Chandra Polavarapu, the Managing Director of Solar/Cleantech … [continued]