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Anti-Dumping applied for Solar Products imported into India from Malaysia, China PR, Chinese Taipei and USA.

Anti-Dumping Investigation concerning imports of Solar Cells whether or not assembled partially or fully in Modules or Panels or on glass or some other suitable substrates, originating in or exported from Malaysia, China PR, Chinese Taipei and USA. 14/5/2012-DGAD:- Having … Continue reading

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THE TOXIC ISSUE OF SOLAR PANELS

Last year Robert Lundahl and Roy co-wrote an article about a California PV solar factory that is not disposing of their solar panels once their lifespan expires. We could not name the company, as our source still works there, but they use … Continue reading

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10 Huge Lessons We’ve Learned From Solar Power Success In Germany

Ritesh: While this article is dated Early 2013, it provides us an insight into the scare mongers especially Discoms who claim that Solar will disrupt existing power infrastructure whereas in truth Solar is an excellent energy security and distributed method … Continue reading

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Solar costs to halve as gas prices surge

Another of the world’s leading solar PV manufacturing giants has underlined the potential for yet more substantial falls in the manufacturing cost of solar modules, even as the cost of fossil fuels – and gas in particular – surges in … Continue reading

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SUNEDISON DROPS INDIA SOLAR PROJECT ON DCR SUPPLY WORRIES

BlackRock Inc.-backed SunEdison Inc. dropped a solar power project in India as local equipment shortages and prices make it unviable. SunEdison is giving up the 20-megawatt project it won in an Indian government auction in February on concerns that local … Continue reading

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NPD Solarbuzz: Idled solar cell capacity in India belies bigger issues

Market research firm, NPD Solarbuzz reports that a significant amount of crystalline-silicon solar cell production in India lays idle, despite almost US$0.5 billion of investment in solar cell equipment between 2006 and 2012. The reason for the idled capacity was … Continue reading

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Trina, Yingli, SunPower top Solar Scorecard

Of the leading 40 solar companies, environmental and consumer advocacy group Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition found that Trina Solar, Yingli and SunPower bested industry rivals in areas such as worker safety and module toxicity. Industry watchdog and consumer advocacy group … Continue reading

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