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G20 nations dragging their heels on low-carbon transition, reports find

Study from Climate Transparency shows that while green finance among G20 nations has been stepped up, legacy commitments to fossil fuels mean countries will miss “well below 2 degree” warming limit set at Paris Agreement. Fossil fuel spending still four times higher than renewable spending, Oil Change International report also finds.

Enphase threatened with de-listing due to low stock price

The warning from NASDAQ follows financial difficulties at the microinverter pioneer

Solaria ramps Power XT production line to more than 40 MW per year

While other U.S.-based module manufacturers have struggled this year, the California-based company has quietly been expanding.

Shoals Technologies earns investment from Oaktree Capital

The company announced an investment partnership with the Power Opportunities Group of Oaktree Capital Management that will help the company expand its international business on its current portfolio in addition to joining the energy-storage market.

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Silicor low-cost silicon may foster greater cell efficiency

Silicor Materials is striving to demonstrate that its low-cost PV silicon production process should help boost efficiency records in the near future. The company performed its own attempt at producing a mono PERC cell with greater efficiency, and hit a 20% level on the first try, company officials say.

Seraphim Solar earns confidence of financing firms

In an atmosphere where U.S.-based solar module manufacturers are dropping like flies, it’s nice to see one ramping up production to meet ever-increasing demand for U.S.-made modules.

Tesla moves one step closer to Solar Roof deployment

Underwriters Laboratories certified the product last week, which should allow Elon Musk to keep his promise to roll the product out this summer.

United States informs WTO of trade petition investigation (ITC notification embedded)

The U.S. International Trade Commission has informed the WTO that it is moving forward with its investigation into whether Suniva and SolarWorld deserve “global safeguard” protection from their competitors.

BREAKING: SolarWorld Americas joins Suniva’s trade petition

After originally being cool to Suniva’s petition to the U.S. International Trade Commission for protection from its Chinese competitors, SolarWorld has reversed its stance and joined the complaint as a co-petitioner.

BREAKING: U.S. trade commission moves ahead with Suniva investigation

The International Trade Commission decided late tonight to move forward under Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974 to investigate whether the bankrupt module maker deserves protection from its Chinese competitors, with potentially severe results for the U.S. solar market.

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