Much ink has been spent on the effects of newly imposed US tariffs on solar panels from China, even a trade war seemed an option. But industry analyst Bill Dodson sees only minor effects, if any, he tells NPR’s marketplace. China might use the panels domestically.
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Premier Wen Jiabao spelled out China’s new energy initiatives during the meeting of the National Power Congress. Energy specialist Bill Dodson summarizes on his weblog strict control of wind and solar power, and the resumption of approvals of nuclear power projects.
Author and energy expert Bill Dodson explains for NPR why China’s energy shortage mean much more than just a shortage. Why is the government selling power so cheap?
A shortage of water is curtailing hydro power, the coal industry and China’s nuclear ambitions, offering wind and solar energy great opportunities, told energy expert Bill Dodson yesterday at the Shanghai Foreign Correspondents Club. In theory.
The chain of disasters at the nuclear plan in Fukushima have caused a shock in China’s energy policies, but solar and wind power industries in particular are beneficiaries of Japan’s nuclear tragedy, writes energy expert Bill Dodson.
“The Chinese alternative energy business has found ways to turn danger into opportunity.”
Environmental lawyer Charlie McElwee tries to makes sense out of China’s emission targets for 2020 ahead of the Copenhagen summit, and is not happy, he writes in his weblog. A…