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A Solar Trade War

Author(s): Elias Hinckley
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KL Gates
Date: June 4, 2017 at 10:00 PM

Last month the International Trade Commission (ITC) agreed to proceed with a trade case filed by the bankrupt solar manufacturing American company Suniva. Suniva has claimed that the current import price for certain photovoltaic solar panels is so low that it was damaging the US manufacturing industry and the only way to protect US manufacturers would be to levy a tariff on panel imports – the result would be to more than double the price of solar panels to $0.78/watt. In order to prove its case, Suniva needs to show that the solar manufacturing industry in the US has been,… [more]

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Approaches to Address Potential CO2 Emissions Leakage to New Sources under the Clean Power Plan

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: April 6, 2016 at 12:01 PM

Full Title: Approaches to Address Potential CO2 Emissions Leakage to New Sources under the Clean Power Plan Author(s): Resources for the Future (RFF) Publisher(s): Resources for the Future (RFF) Publication Date: 01/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): To guide state implementation of the Clean Power Plan, EPA has proposed a model rule for states that regulates only existing affected generating units on a mass basis. The model rule also is expected to form the basis for a federal plan. The model rule, when finalized, would be presumptively approvable for states. Our comments are presented as 10 recommendations that are… [more]

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Innovative Energy Technologies: The Next Generation

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: March 25, 2016 at 11:46 AM

Full Title: Innovative Energy Technologies: The Next Generation Author(s): Carnegie Mellon University Scott Institute Publisher(s): Carnegie Mellon University Scott Institute Publication Date: Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Our lifestyle is sustained by energy. Energy increases our daily productivity and quality of life. These may include daily activities such as making our homes warm or cool, moving us from one place to another in our car, or running machines like refrigerators, washers, televisions, and computers. Just as we draw upon the energy stored in fat cells in our body to move throughout our day, we draw upon energy stored as gasoline… [more]

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Renewable Electricity Generation and Storage Technologies

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: at 11:35 AM

Full Title: Renewable Electricity Generation and Storage Technologies Author(s): Publisher(s): Publication Date: Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The United States has diverse and abundant renewable resources, including biomass, geothermal, hydropower, ocean, solar, and wind resources. These renewable resources are geographically constrained but widespread—most are distributed across all or most of the contiguous states. Within these broad resource types, a variety of commercially-available renewable electricity generation technologies have been deployed in the United States and other countries, including stand-alone biopower, co-fired biopower (in coal plants), hydrothermal geothermal, hydropower, distributed PV, utility-scale PV, CSP, onshore wind, and fixed-bottom offshore wind. Today, these… [more]

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Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: at 11:18 AM

Full Title: Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016 Author(s): United Nations Environmental Programme Publisher(s): United Nations Environmental Programme Publication Date: 01/201 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Renewable energy set new records in 2015 for dollar investment, the amount of new capacity added and the relative importance of developing countries in that growth. All this happened in a year in which prices of fossil fuel commodities – oil, coal and gas – plummeted, causing distress to many companies involved in the hydrocarbon sector. So far, the drivers of investment in renewables, including climate change policies and improving cost-competitiveness, have been… [more]

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Renewable Electricity: Insights for the Coming Decade

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: March 13, 2016 at 11:00 PM

Full Title: Renewable Electricity: Insights for the Coming Decade Author(s): Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis Publisher(s): Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A sophisticated set of renewable electricity (RE) generation technologies is now commercially available. Globally, RE captured approximately half of all capacity additions since 2011. The cost of RE is already competitive with fossil fuels in some areas around the world, and prices are anticipated to continue to decline over the next decade. RE options, led by wind and solar, are part of a suite of technologies and business… [more]

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U.S. Energy Efficiency Potential Through 2035

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: February 24, 2016 at 2:32 PM

Full Title: U.S. Energy Efficiency Potential Through 2035 Author(s): Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Publication Date: 04/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Electricity plays an integral role in supporting the standard of living to which Americans have grown accustom, enabling comfort, convenience, health and safety, security, and productivity in its traditional end-use applications, including air conditioning, lighting, refrigeration, and motive power. Moreover, the computational and communications infrastructure associated with our digital economy depends on electricity – from powering data centers to charging ever- proliferating mobile electronic devices. Understanding growth in demand is key… [more]

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The ‘Shale Gas Revolution’: Developments and Changes

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: at 2:18 PM

Full Title: Author(s): Publisher(s): Publication Date: Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In September 2010, Chatham House published a report by this author entitled The ‘Shale Gas Revolution’: Hype and Reality. The report, after describing the ‘shale gas revolution’ in the United States, then considered two key questions: could the revolution continue there and could it be replicated elsewhere? The answers to both questions were ambivalent. The resulting uncertainty was beginning to inhibit investment in conventional and unconventional gas. Thus the report argued that in five to ten years’ time, given that gas demand would continue to grow, there could… [more]

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An American Clean Revolution: Why the US Should Play to Win on the Clean Economy

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: February 17, 2016 at 8:15 PM

Full Title: An American Clean Revolution: Why the US Should Play to Win on the Clean Economy Author(s): Bill Moomaw, Steve Westly, Paul Dolan Publisher(s): The Climate Group Publication Date: Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Two divergent paths. In the closing months of 2012, the US sits at a fork in the road in its quest to reverse the economic downturn and maintain its global leadership. There is broad consensus around the challenges to be solved: America needs more home-grown jobs, it needs to wean itself off foreign oil, it needs to re-establish its competitiveness with rapidly emerging economies… [more]

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Trends to Watch in Alternative Energy: Firmly Entrenched in the Mainstream, Alternative Energy’s Momentum Accelerates

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: February 4, 2016 at 2:02 PM

Full Title: Trends to Watch in Alternative Energy: Firmly Entrenched in the Mainstream, Alternative Energy’s Momentum Accelerates Author(s): Marlene Motyka and John McCue Publisher(s): Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions Publication Date: 2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In recent years, there has been much discussion of alternative energy moving into the mainstream. While it hasn’t yet shed the “alternative” label, alternative energy’s shift to the mainstream is largely complete and likely irreversible. Despite continuing uncertainty over policy incentives and competition from historically low natural gas prices, alternative energy’s momentum continues to accelerate. In the case of wind and solar power,… [more]

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