Renewable Energy

The Complexities of the U.S. Decision on Chinese Solar Panel Imports

The Complexities of the U.S. Decision on Chinese Solar Panel Imports

Center for American Progress By Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon The U.S. Department of Commerce early next week will issue a preliminary verdict on a trade petition filed by SolarWorld Industries America, Inc. That petition alleges that the Chinese government unfairly subsidizes crystalline silicon photovoltaic solar cells and modules by providing cash grants, tax rebates, […]

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    Congressional Inaction Threatens Middle Class Wind Jobs Across America

    Congressional Inaction Threatens Middle Class Wind Jobs Across America

    Center for American Progress Congress has been unable to extend vital tax credits for the wind industry, causing incredible uncertainty for investors in the fast-growing wind sector and threatening thousands of jobs across America, like those at Alliant Energy in Iowa highlighted in the video released by the Center for American Progress Dec. 20. With […]

    The Oberlin Project

    The Oberlin Project

    Despite the demise of federal climate change legislation, cities across the nation continue efforts started under the 2009 federal stimulus act to revitalize their communities and make them sustainable. One of the most inspiring examples is right here in Ohio. The Oberlin Project is a collaboration among the City of Oberlin, Oberlin College, the city’s […]

    The City of Euclid Goes Green

    The City of Euclid Goes Green

    City of Euclid The City of Euclid and Euclid Public Library partnered to install photovoltaic solar panels on their rooftops in one of the largest joint public projects in Ohio. The city and the library worked with Ohio Cooperative Solar (OCS), an employee-owned energy cooperative, by leasing their rooftops to OCS for the installation of […]

    Renewable Energy Zealots Must Understand ‘Net Energy’

    Renewable Energy Zealots Must Understand ‘Net Energy’

    EarthWISE—Megan Quinn Bachman Was I surprised that last issue’s column, Can Renewables Outshine Fossil Fuels?, elicited a strong reaction, with written responses of support and derision? Not at all. It’s an issue that continues to divide the environmental community, and one which keeps us from moving forward as quickly as possible to conserve resources and […]