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Published: July 8, 2010
Baoding, China — Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited announced that its latest 400-megawatt (MW) capacity expansion has been completed and is producing panels.“Given the higher cell efficiency of the Yingli Solar Panda Module, we expect to help our customers further reduce their balance-of-system cost.”
– Liansheng Miao, Chairman and CEO, Yingli Green Energy
The new solar PV manufacturing lines include a 300-MW PANDA monocrystalline silicon based production capacity at the company’s Baoding headquarters, and a 100-MW multicrystalline silicon based production capacity in Haikou, Hainan Province.
“We expect these latest production lines to reach full capacity by the More >
April 19, 2010
The center is intended to comply with 2009’s U.S.-China Clean Energy Announcements, calling for far reaching cooperation between the two countries to promote clean energy. The demonstration center includes an array of GE products that affect energy in homes, on power lines and in a utility’s network control center. It also demonstrates communications infrastructure that can enable citywide solutions beyond energy, such as voice and data applications.
Grid infrastructure and control technologies in the demonstration included automated More >
China is protecting its green tech energy industries, says a new report by the National Foreign Trade Council. Moreover, Beijing is ordering big state-owned enterprises to favor Chinese manufacturers in their energy purchases, in violation of its WTO commitments, the report finds.
By Howard LaFranchi / Staff writer / March 15, 2010
The Chinese government is encouraging domestic companies to learn from, copy, and ultimately supplant foreign producers of ‘green tech’ renewable-energy technology as it presses forward with its campaign to shift rapidly to noncarbon sources of energy, says a new report commissioned by the Washington-based National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC).
The report finds, too, More >
6:00 AM Thu, Mar 11, 2010
The “Chinese” West Texas wind farm kicked off the debate about whether the stimulus is subsidizing green jobs overseas. At least initially, the project’s Dallas- and Austin-based developers and investors said the wind turbines would come from China , while Chinese banks would finance the project. The project’s owners would receive about $450 million if they pursue a stimulus grant available to them.
Now, two advocacy groups have issued a report (pdf) that says theTreasury Department has rewarded other companies that appear to make most of their clean-energy goods overseas. Treasury awarded tax credits to 17 foreign-based companies “with operations in low-wage More >
DAVID J. LEEDS 03 04 10
In the new energy race, China is not likely to blink an eye over the DOE’s new $400 million advanced research program for greentech.
After sitting through presentations from a “who’s who” of the energy world these past two days at the DOE’s inaugural ARPA-E Innovation Summit, any one of the more than 1,700 individuals in the room likely needed to call upon their deepest sense of equanimity or find the nearest cocktail bar.
On the one hand, it would be hard to rival, or argue against, the talent and commitment of the ARPA-E team, from Director Majumdar More >
BEIJING, Jan. 4, 2010 (Xinhua News Agency) –
China’s central government has eased its concern on overcapacity in multi-crystalline silicon and wind equipment manufacturing based on latest survey, said China Economic Observer on Monday.
Shi Lishan, an official with the National Energy Administration, said recently that China required 25,000 to 30,000 metric tons (tonnes) of multi-crystalline silicon in 2009 while domestic output was only 15,000 tonnes/year.
However, in the second half 2009 China had 80,000 tonnes of multi-crystalline silicon production facilities under construction, posing a severe potential overcapacity.
These problems have been highlighted by an earlier survey by the National Development Research and Reform More >
By JOE McDONALD Associated Press 2009-12-27 12:44 PM
China’s utilities will be required to buy all the power produced by wind farms and other renewable sources under a new law meant to promote the industry and reduce heavy reliance on coal.
Legislators approved the measure Saturday as an amendment to China’s 2006 renewable energy law, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Beijing has set ambitious goals for wind, solar and other renewable energy in an effort to clean up its environment and curb surging demand for imported oil and gas, which communist leaders see as a strategic weakness.
The measure also could help Beijing More >
China Requires Utilities to Buy All the Electricity Generated By Renewable Energy Companies : CleanTechnica
on December 26th, 2009 in alternative energy, policy
This weekend the main Chinese legislature adopted an amendment to the renewable energy law, requiring that utilities must buy all the electricity produced by renewable energy generators. Utilities refusing would be fined up to an amount double that of the economic loss of the renewable energy company.
By Keith Johnson
Crude oil futures neared $75 a barrel ahead of an expected decline in U.S. oil inventories, Bloomberg reports.
China makes another move to ensure energy supplies, signing a deal with Venezuela to help develop offshore oil fields, in the WSJ. With Iraqi elections looming, the country has another chance to put its oil wealth at the service of its citizens, writes a former oil minister in the WSJ.
Who was really to blame for the meltdown in Copenhagen? China, without a doubt, says Mark Lynas in an insider’s account of how Beijing sabotaged the climate summit, in The Guardian: “The truth is this: China More >
By Eric Rosenbaum Stock quotes in this article: FSLR , TSL , YGE , STP
TEMPE, Ariz. (TheStreet) — Last week, solar industry bellwether First Solra(FSLR Quote)held a meeting with analysts and investors at the Westin New York during which First Solar management presented its spin on growth for 2010.
Not all investors were privy to the live meeting, however. In fact, one notable hedge fund bear on First Solar stock was barred entry from the First Solar event.