Ill Effects of Global Solar Trade Wars The globalized nature of our economy has unexpected side effects for workers and companies. Though globalization has brought prosperity and an increased standard of living for a lot of people, it has also raised the risks that entities faced due to black swan events. USA imposed a duty [...]

India to impose Anti-dumping duties soon The Chinese and other Asian players like Malaysia and Taiwan have continued to supply their solar cells and modules all over the globe at really cheap rates. In fact the top cheap solar panels supplied globally are almost all Chinese. This has resulted in the local industry dampening in [...]

President Obama failed to push climate change legislation in his first term, though there were a lot of expectations that some sort of carbon tax or emissions policy would be put in place. Some top senators worked on a climate change policy which actually passed the Congress. However a lack of support from the Senate [...]

Net Metering Distributed solar energy is growing at an exponential rate with 80,000 homes in the US installing solar panels last year, raising the total to 270,000 homes. This rate is set to continue as solar energy prices keep going down and fossil fuel prices become more and more expensive (not considering the temporary decrease [...]

USA is the biggest electricity market in the world with more than 1000 GW of capacity and accounts for almost 20% of the world’s electricity capacity. The country still depends a lot on polluting thermal power plants to power its industries and homes. So it represents a huge market for solar energy which can capture [...]

Lancaster to achieve the Solar Capital Status Lancaster is a high desert city in northern Los Angeles County, California. Lancaster faces high sunny exposure and desert sunshine with pretty high temperatures. The record high temperature in Lancaster was 114 °F (46 °C) on July 18, 1960. Climate data for Lancaster, California Month Jan Feb Mar Apr [...]