A Manitowoc stamping company said it expects to add 100 jobs over the next year and a half as it completes a $20 million expansion.
Homeowners on the hunt for sparkling solar panels are lured by ads filled with images of pristine landscapes and bright sunshine, and words about the technology’s benefits for the environment, and the wallet. What customers might not know is that there’s a dirtier side.
A federal trade panel found China responsible Wednesday for harming the U.S. solar panel industry, clearing the final hurdle for U.S. attempts to impose steep tariffs on Chinese solar companies.
The federal incentives that aided the renewable energy industry’s growth in the last decade are coming to an end, even if President Obama, a proponent, is re-elected, according to a pair of energy sector attorneys who spoke at the Renewable Energy in the Midwest seminar in Minneapolis last week.
The Obama administration moved Thursday to impose stiff new tariffs on solar panels made in China, finding that Chinese companies are improperly flooding the U.S. market with government-subsidized products.
Solar power installation companies have spent the past two years benefitting from Chinese manufacturers driving down the price of panels.
Joe and Wendi Arnold watched it happen with beer, and thought, why not with cheese, too?
When the sun shines, Al Schultz makes money. Specifically, the 32 photovoltaic panels on his roof turn the sun’s rays into electricity that powers his home in Ebner Coulee. If he doesn’t need the power, he sells it to Xcel Energy.
A federal trade panel voted Friday to investigate whether Chinese companies are harming the U.S. solar panel industry by dumping low-price products on global markets.
By Suzanne Gamboa Associated Press Washington — Ahead of a meeting Friday between President Barack Obama and hundreds of American Indians leaders, the administration unveiled rules for tribal lands that officials say will expedite home building and energy development. The proposed changes — the first of its kind in 50 years — would open the [...]