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Toyota is creating a combustion engine that directly generates electricity

Electric vehicles have come a long way in recent years, but even the premium-priced Tesla cars are short on range compared to good old internal combustion. Gasoline is probably going to remain part of our transportation makeup into the foreseeable … Continue reading

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Date set for start of India’s solar anti-dumping investigation

The Indian government has announced a date for a preliminary hearing for its investigation into anti-dumping allegations against PV module manufacturers in China, Taiwan, USA and Malaysia. The investigation was announced last year following a petition by the Solar Manufacturers Association, representing … Continue reading

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European Commission reveals August duty rates on Chinese solar companies upto 67.9%

The European Commission has published in its Official Journal details of duties levied on Chinese manufacturers with Delsolar hit the hardest. Yingli fared best with a duty rate of 37.3% as well as Jinzhou Yangguang Energy 38.3%. Delsolar was handed … Continue reading

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The largest PV System Integrator / EPC companies for 2012: First Solar, Sun Edison, BELECTRIC…..

IHS’s table of the world’s top 15 EPC companies. Source: IHS. US giant First Solar became the world’s largest engineering, procurement and construction contractor (EPC) last year, according to a report from IHS Research. The study also revealed a shift … Continue reading

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Mixed Greens: EU talks climate targets as global fossil subsidies hit $2tn for oil, natural gas, coal and electricity production

The European Union has proposed a new package of carbon and renewable energy targets for 2030 that could see the introduction of a 40 per cent carbon reduction target, as well as a 30 per cent share target for renewable … Continue reading

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JNNSM Phase II – Draft Policy

Moving forward after 2 successful bids, MNRE has now released the JNNSM_Phase_II_Dec_2012_Draft The draft policy makes for some good reading on the current scenario of Solar in India with information presented on the various facets of the prior policies and summaries … Continue reading

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Andhra Pradesh Solar Policy – 2012

GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH – ABSTRACT Clean and Green Energy – Development of Solar Power in Andhra Pradesh – Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Policy – Order – Issued. —————————————————————————————- ENERGY (RES-A1) DEPARTMENT G.O. Ms. No. 39 Dt. 26-09-2012 ORDER:- In order … Continue reading

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