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itweb.co.za - Sibahle Malinga - Dropping solar panel prices to prompt mass local switch
Dropping solar panel prices to prompt mass local switch
www.itweb.co.za

Solar photovoltaic panel prices are currently the lowest they have been in years. The continued reduction in solar photovoltaic (PV) panel and battery prices is anticipated to trigger an unprecedented escalation in South African solar energy…

cornwalllive.com - Lee Trewhela - Fear of having 'no farmers left in Cornwall' due to solar panels
Fear of having 'no farmers left in Cornwall' due to solar panels
Cornwall Live

A Cornwall councillor said he fears there will be 'no farmers left' in the county if productive agricultural land is used for solar farms. Brian Clemens' comments came during a debate calling for Cornwall Council to establish the right balance…

scotsman.com - Scott Reid - Scottish Gas seals solar panel deal to save cash-strapped households up to 90%
Scottish Gas seals solar panel deal to save cash-strapped households up to 90%
The Scotsman

Scottish Gas has sealed a partnership deal to help meet the growing demand for solar panel and battery storage technology from homeowners looking to save on their energy bills. The tie-up with Brechin-based Forster Group will enable Scottish Gas to…

wric.com - Katelyn Harlow - New solar panel system installed at Fairfield Area Library in Henrico County
New solar panel system installed at Fairfield Area Library in Henrico County
WRIC ABC 8News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A new solar panel system has been installed on the roof of the Fairfield Area Library in Henrico County. The 268-kilowatt system is projected to produce about 75% of the library's electricity, according to a…

reuters.com - Leika Kihara - U.S., Japan, Korea finance leaders launch first trilateral meeting
U.S., Japan, Korea finance leaders launch first trilateral meeting
Reuters

Item 1 of 2 U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Japanese Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki and Korean Finance Minister Choi Sang-mok arrive for their trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the IMF/G20 meetings, at the U.S. Treasury in Washington…

cnbc.com - Vicky McKeever - A shift to renewable energy is 'hopeless' without efficiencies, environmentalist says
A shift to renewable energy is 'hopeless' without efficiencies, environmentalist says
CNBC

Explorer and environmentalist Bertrand Piccard estimates that three-quarters of the world's energy goes to waste. 'If we try to replace fossil [fuel] energy with renewables without being efficient, without reducing the consumption, it's hopeless,'…

nytimes.com - Sui-Lee Wee - What Can 'Green Islam' Achieve in the World's Largest Muslim Country?
What Can 'Green Islam' Achieve in the World's Largest Muslim Country?
The New York Times

The faithful gathered in an imposing modernist building, thousands of men in skullcaps and women in veils sitting shoulder to shoulder. Their leader took to his perch and delivered a stark warning. “Our fatal shortcomings as human beings…

reuters.com - Andrea Shalal - China's overproduction of clean energy goods needs to be mitigated, Yellen says
China's overproduction of clean energy goods needs to be mitigated, Yellen says
Reuters

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen attends a press conference in Beijing, China April 8, 2024. REUTERS/Florence Lo Purchase Licensing Rights, opens new tab WASHINGTON, April 16 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that…

scmp.com - SCMP Editorial - Opinion | China's economic growth beats estimates but more work ahead
Opinion | China's economic growth beats estimates but more work ahead
South China Morning Post

Services sector and overseas demand for exports may have buoyed first-quarter GDP, but daunting challenges remain for country on path to recovery China's economy saw better-than-expected growth in the first quarter of 2024. While it appears to be…

upi.com - Clyde Hughes - Biden calls for U.S. to triple tariffs on Chinese steel, aluminum imports
Biden calls for U.S. to triple tariffs on Chinese steel, aluminum imports
UPI

April 17 (UPI) -- The White House on Wednesday presented plans to protect U.S. steel from 'unfair' Chinese practices including a call to boost tariffs. President Joe Biden has called for the United States Trade Representative to consider tripling…

digitaljournal.com - Afp - EU must act quickly to catch up to US, warns report author
EU must act quickly to catch up to US, warns report author
Digital Journal | Elevating voices

European businesses have been hit hard by the fallout from Russia's 2022 invasion of Ukraine which sent energy prices soaring - Copyright AFP/File Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV The EU risks lagging further behind the United States unless Brussels makes…

technologyreview.com - Zeyi Yang - Why it's so hard for China's chip industry to become self-sufficient
Why it's so hard for China's chip industry to become self-sufficient
MIT Technology Review

As my colleague James O'Donnell explained in his story last week, it turns out Ajinomoto figured out in the 1990s that a chemical by-product of MSG production can be used to make insulator films, which proved to be essential for high-performance…

scmp.com - Khushboo Razdan - US review of US$300 billion worth of Chinese imports almost done: trade envoy
US review of US$300 billion worth of Chinese imports almost done: trade envoy
South China Morning Post

Smith suggested that the elapsed time raised serious concerns about whether President Joe Biden recognised the urgency of the threat China posed to American workers and businesses. Tai said the Biden administration was “taking a serious…

climatedepot.com - Astrophysicist Warns About the Coming Little Ice Age: 'It's Already Started'
Astrophysicist Warns About the Coming Little Ice Age: 'It's Already Started'
Climate Depot

“CO2 is not a bad gas,” says Valentina Zharkova, a Professor at the Northumbria University in Newcastle, U.K. On the contrary, she points out, every garden centre uses it in its greenhouses to make plants lush and green. “We…

scmp.com - He Huifeng - China's exporters all smiles at Canton Fair despite threat of trade restrictions
China's exporters all smiles at Canton Fair despite threat of trade restrictions
South China Morning Post

Washington has joined the European Union to meet head-on the challenge presented by China's robust export of new energy products. During her second visit to China in nine months, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said China's industrial…

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