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Chinese Air Pollution

Here is a piece on air pollution in China – Advertisements

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China to Add 35GW Solar by 2015 to Stabilize PV Prices

China Continues to Show Vision and Commitment.  As market softens for PV they are stabilizing their industry by committing to 35 GW at a rate of at least 10 GW / yr.  Some will say that this is bad practice.  … Continue reading

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“China Puts US to Shame”

Nice to see this coming out in mainstream media.  China is taking renewable energy seriously and dominates the industry that a few short years ago was dominated by US, Japan and Germany.  Read about it Here.

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Clean Energy Race to the Top

This is worth the watch if only because it calls out the competitive opportunity that has been dissipating over the last decade.  Jennifer Granholm proposes another. http://www.ted.com/talks/jennifer_granholm_a_clean_energy_proposal_race_to_the_top.html

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Not So Fast, Perhaps Solyndra Was Proof That More, NOT Less Government Subsidy Was Needed

There have been two relatively recent, major newsmaking events in the solar industry. The most recent is that it looks like we are going to put Tariffs on China for dumping (selling below their cost) Photovoltaic (PV) cells on the … Continue reading

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Chinese Solar Tariffs

After months of speculation, the US Commerce Department has released a finding that Chinese Solar Cell manufacturers have been dumping (selling below cost) in the US market in violation of International trade agreements.  They will be slapping tariffs on the … Continue reading

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How to Take Over an Entire Industry – Brought to You By China

Recently published data comparing Solyndra to Chinese support for their industry: Solyndra $535 M US DOE Loan Guarantee US Solar Module company   Trina Solar $743 M Chinese Development Bank Loan (not a guarantee, A LOAN) Chinese Solar Module Company … Continue reading

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“There’s bound to be industry consolidation” And China is lovin it.

I have been helping my son with his homework lately as he studies the robber barons of the late 19th and early 20th century. What China is doing is right out of their playbook. They are not looking to be … Continue reading

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Like Sylvester McMonkey McBean – China watches and laughs all the way to the bank.

This reminds me of the old Dr. Seuss tail with the Star Belly Sneeches and the Plain Belly Sneeches arguing while McMonkey McBean takes their money, chuckling at the stupidity of it all as the sneeches argue of things that … Continue reading

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Like a freight train – China is taking no prisoners in PV

Unfortunately – while the US congress squabbles like a couple of 5 year olds, China is cleaning up in an industry that has had sustained growth of 40% for over a decade and promises to be one of the largest … Continue reading

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