SolarCity, SEIA Comment on ITC Extension

The U.S. House of Representative announced to extend the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar on December 16. SEIA and SolarCity respectively commented on the decision. Rhone Resch, president and CEO of SEIA: the policy offers all Americans for clean.. more

China Gives Development Priorities to New Energy, EVs and Green Building

The Chinese government has published its “Suggestion” for the Thirteenth Five-year Plan (the “13th Plan”) in advance to the full version. The 13th Plan recognizes “green” as a keyword for the nation to deve.. more

25GW of Installed PV Systems in China Yet Receiving Subsidies

China’s central and local governments have been providing incentive policies to encourage domestic PV installations, and favorable feed-in tariffs (FiTs) or other subsidies are the most implemented ones. However, 25GW of large-scale ground-mounted PV projects in C.. more

Two Directions for Alternative Energy Policies for China’s “Thirteenth Five-year Plan”

The China central government publishes a document “Suggestions for the Thirteenth Five-year Plan” (briefly, “the Plan”) on its government-owned media, Xinhua News Agency. Regarding issues about the development of alternative energy and relevant .. more

Georgia Power Supports EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Georgia Power has joined with other energy companies across USA in support of a motion to stay the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan, due to its potential impacts on reliability and affordability of electricity in the state of Georgia. G.. more

Orders Flow into PV Sector as Government Initiatives Generate Strong Demand in China

Policy directives from the Chinese government continue to drive the country’s demand for photovoltaic (PV) systems. China’s National Energy Agency has recently increased the national PV installation target and expects an additional 5.3GW-worth of generatio.. more

China Adds 5.3GW of Solar to its Installation Target in Response to International Emission Reduction Roadmaps

China’s National Energy Administrative (NEA) announced an additional 5.3GW solar installation target on September 28. The additional capacity, including ground-mounted and distributed systems, is required to start constructing in 2015 and to become commercial ope.. more


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