26 Burst results for "Solar Industry"

Renewable Energy Needs More Female Leaders and Leaders of Color, Researcher Says

Climate Connections

01:12 min | 1 year ago

Renewable Energy Needs More Female Leaders and Leaders of Color, Researcher Says

"Transitioning to renewable energy can help reduce global warming. And Jennie Stevens of Northeastern University says it can also drive social change. For example, she says that locally owned businesses can lead the local clean energy economy and create new jobs in underserved communities. We really need to think about connecting climate and energy with other issues that people wake up every day really worried about whether it be jobs housing transportation. Health and wellbeing. To maximize that potential she says, the energy sector must have more women and people of Color in positions of influence research shows that leadership in the solar industry for example, is currently dominated by white men. I think that more inclusive diverse leadership. is essential to be able to effectively make these connections. Diversity is not just about who people are and their identity, but the ideas and the priorities and approaches and the lens that they bring to the world. So she says, by elevating diverse voices, organizations can better connect the climate benefits of clean energy with social and economic transformation.

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U.S. Solar-Energy Company Sunrun to Buy Rival Vivint

South Florida's First News with Jimmy Cefalo

00:18 sec | 1 year ago

U.S. Solar-Energy Company Sunrun to Buy Rival Vivint

"Business. Jeff, Belgium or Jimmy. Another big energy deal is in the works. The nation's biggest Rooftop solar company is about to get much bigger. Sunrun has agreed to buy Vivint Solar in a deal worth nearly 1.5 $1,000,000,000. It is one of the biggest deals ever in the solar industry.

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'Black lives impacted by two inhospitable climates'

Climate Cast

05:30 min | 1 year ago

'Black lives impacted by two inhospitable climates'

"So you look at any of the negative statistics on disparities in we're not doing as well you look at any of the positive statistics that make Minnesota one of the best places to live in the entire world were not as equally benefiting. So in the environmental movement. There needs to be more of a commitment to begin to center an environmental justice perspective I just was in a meeting yesterday. With a significant number of environmental organizations in the twin cities area is about thirty organizations on the call in all of them were there to think about? How do we now begin to pay attention to the intersection of this racial violence with environmental justice, and so people are asking the right kind of questions in looking to begin to lead together in new ways, one of the things that people on the call recognized particularly as one example the. The solar industry were generating a significant growth in jobs in the solar space, but we're not practicing equity in that space, so there's a real opportunity for people who are trying to drive the future of renewable energy in Minnesota to learn how to center relationships in opportunity structures that are equitable, so we could significantly close inequality gaps in terms of living wages and income and employment by organizing strategies to connect all of our communities of color to those opportunities in renewable energy economy. So that's one exciting shift that we can make

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Coronavirus Relief Efforts To Help Energy Industry Stall On Capitol Hill

NPR's Business Story of the Day

02:30 min | 1 year ago

Coronavirus Relief Efforts To Help Energy Industry Stall On Capitol Hill

"How should the United States helped the energy business? The oil industry has more petroleum that it can sell. The solar industry warns that up to half. Its jobs could be lost this year and rescue efforts in has so far stalled. Npr's Jeff Brady is on the line from Philadelphia. Jeff Good Morning Good Morning. What is the president promising to do for the energy industry well? He has instructed the secretaries of Energy and Treasury to come up with a plan to make money available specifically to the oil and gas industry. It's not really clear what that means. A Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the administration is looking at federal loans for the oil industry. There's been talk of the government. Buying a bunch of oil. The Energy Department already is making space available for lease in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and that takes oil off the market. That's pretty important now. Because there's a huge glut of crude around the world. Demand is way down people aren't traveling and part of that. Glut of oil is coming from other countries like Saudi Arabia. And there's also been talk putting anti dumping tariffs on that oil but none of these ideas have really gained any traction themselves. Maybe part of the problem is there's so many different ideas. But what does the industry itself want? And that is even difficult to answer. Because it's not one monolithic oil industry in this country. There are hundreds of companies of different sizes. They have competing interests for example. Some of them would like to see reduced federal royalties for drilling in the Gulf of Mexico Mexico or on federal land but that really does nothing for drillers in South Texas who are working on private land they might prefer government loans. A few states are taking action on their own. Texas and Oklahoma are considering mandatory production cuts. That would be pretty extraordinary. Some states are giving oil companies more time to pay taxes One of those states is Louisiana. That is where the Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards. He expressed frustration the Just last week that the oil industry wasn't included in some of these federal relief packages. Obviously that would be helpful to the industry and it'd be helpful to stay slack Louisiana That are is relying on that particular industry and economic sectors. We are at one point. Congress did consider appropriating three billion dollars Philip. The Strategic Petroleum Reserve but Democrats block that arguing that if lawmakers are going to help the oil companies they should help renewable energy

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Some ways to keep the power on in Californias fire season

Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

05:44 min | 1 year ago

Some ways to keep the power on in Californias fire season

"This marketplace podcast is brought to you by aqua the open source digital experience company brands often struggle to find a comprehensive solution to power their DRUBEL websites and applications aqueous Asturian of how does the rest of the system interconnect if everybody has their own rooftop solar array for instance that creates new challenges for out more of these alternatives yet the key word there is more so we can roll out this technology right now but there's sort of Heck demystifying the digital economy I'm Amy Scott in for Molly would the electric grid that we already have the legacy one that we all rely on in addition to that one reason that utilities often look at these kinds of distributed generation as even entire communities or the other thing that we've seen develop is what we typically refer to as rooftop solar which is basically solar arrays and now often with storage part of planned blackouts aimed at reducing the risk of wildfires the state's largest utility Pacific gas and electric has been blamed for sparking previous deadly fire last week more than seven hundred thousand people and businesses in northern California lost power lose power was cut off and even the utility itself marketplace's Ben Bradford has covered California wildfires in their aftermath extensively he said is there are alternatives that could prevent this kind of disruption in the future two options are microbes which are instead of having this kind of vast so the company cut power to areas it's is most vulnerable during a period of dry windy weather the overall effort was chaotic. According to P tax compliance dun-rite better tech change the wildfire scenario in California from American public media this is marketplace to upkeep that transmission system that the rest of us rely on then Bradford is a reporter at marketplace air that could be invested in these kinds of alternatives well you know the rooftop solar industry and some environmental groups they have goals that are anywhere from realistic but we're already seeing companies market off of this opportunity I got a press release from a rooftop solar company almost as soon as the first power shut offs were announced this or their own gas their own storage to be able to power either you know starting off with where we are right now critical functions like fire stations and hospitals and eventually Brett is because the more people that have a rooftop solar array and aren't paying for their electricity from the utility or aren't paying as much the less money there is couldn't be easier and they have experts in fifteen countries around the world to help as you grow learn more at Avi A. L. A. R. A. Dot Com Slash Tech avalon ray of electricity connections and power generation that a from miles away their communities that have their own generation our own solar that can go onto people's homes and provide power to them directly well all this seems like a potentially huge business opportunity I mean how much money are we talking about here. SIMPLIFIES SALES TAX WITH REAL TIME TAX RATE CALCULATIONS AUTOMATIC RETURN Filing Avalanche software seamlessly integrates with your accounting e commerce and point of sales systems so up to I would say about a quarter of the entire generation in California technically there are reports that California could power just every home and business that had the right kind of roof for it and write access to Sun that as much as seventy five percent of the state could be powered by them. I mean that's probably not and now for some related links another reason rooftop solar panels aren't a perfect solution they don't necessarily work during a blackout

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Oil Stocks Rising

MarketFoolery

05:49 min | 2 years ago

Oil Stocks Rising

"Going GONNA start with oil and I hope you filled up your car over the weekend because actually Exxon Mobil Chevron. BP Royal Dutch Shell all all of those stocks are on the rise this morning and that's because oil prices are on the rise and this is after a coordinated attack hit Saudi Arabia's oil industry over the weekend. He can't forcing Saudi Arabia to cut its oil output by half that is I believe if I'm doing the math right ends up being about five percent of of global production but look if you already own any one of these oil stocks. You're you're having a good day. How do you think about this story in terms of both the short term and the long term so I so I will say first and foremost I don't believe let me double. Check this in my mind row quick but I don't believe I have any direct ownership in any oil stocks. I mean it's just we talked a lot about on on these shows what makes investing in oil so difficult. I mean because it is just the straight up commodity. I mean obviously commodity. He that is very important to making the world go round at this in this day and age of but it's a commodity nonetheless and in so it is it it it it seems like it's always beholden to particular ebbs and flows in supply and demand and if you're really going to get the opportunity opportunity to make some money investing in energy then you have to be able to you need to be able to depend on some sort of geopolitical event or something happening that you almost can't predict other than you can. Just say well at some point down the line. There's going to be a Jew geopolitical event that occurs that is going to make oil go so for whatever reason and you know we kinda calling for this for a while now and it hasn't happened. I mean oil prices have been very depressed going back all the way really to two thousand and fourteen I if you look at the stock charts of a lot of these big familiar names in the industry whether it's Exxon those shares are down over the last five years Chevron essentially flat that Halliburton down as well even though they're up a little bit today and then really is because as as the commodity prices stay low well that limits the profitability these companies can can ring out and so. I think that's what makes investing in oil so difficult is a bit more short term in nature. I think it's a bit more value focused. you need to be able to identify a price in which you're happy to get out and just claim some prophets It's not to say that you can't make money doing it but it's generally how have you investing in it. Which is why I it really Kinda. Don't do you have any exposure to energy in your portfolio. I'm always reminded anytime. Energy comes up of something wrong grow said to me years ago which was when he was running the million dollar portfolio service. He lutton thought you know what there's energy exposure in here. It's a massive industry and and so I want to get together with my team and figure out a way to get some type of exposure. Even if it's not directly in oil producers yeah I mean I guess I guess the most direct exposure I have to energy would be probably something like Amazon with the investments that makes wind energy and whatnot you don't own own any test a couple of shots away yeah exactly so indirect they think is the best. I can possibly give you right now and it's not to say that. I don't think there's opportunity there but I mean frankly. I've never been attracted to the solar industry in the one company where I thought perhaps it could piqued my interest solar city. Well we know how that turned ironed out. Chris and that's if anything made me a little bit more skeptical of the economics of the industry in in in general but I do think you know when you look at the way that oil moves around the world I mean there's some very interesting numbers to take note of here because when you look at so here we have the fifteen countries that imported the highest dollar value worth of crude oil during two thousand eighteen of the companies that are bringing the most oil in China China Number One United States at number two India at number three Japan number four South Korean number five now if you look at the top fifteen fifteen suppliers from which the US imported the highest dollar value worth of oil in other words where we get all of our oil here Canada is number. One in Saudi Arabia is number to Mexico number three now. You'll see that Saudi Arabia name across a lot of countries interest there a lot of countries get a lot of their oil from Saudi Arabia. Which is why when you see something like this happen. you see such a knee jerk reaction one company. I used to own don't own it anymore but I was very interested to see how the stock would react the act today. was clean energy fuels clean energy fuels is in natural gas and essentially natural gas for fleets and trucks and whatnot and they've they've had a pretty tough go out of it just because of the price of oil they really need to see the price of a barrel oil at seventy dollars higher for that value proposition to work yeah for their business model. I mean as as oil prices stay low. You have less incentive to switch over. The natural gas is good heartedness people think they are. I mean economics at the end of the day rule regardless ah which means think about the environmental impacts clean energy fuels up eight percent today on this is not surprising at all because now that value proposition becomes a little bit more apparent so I mean I you know that's a business that had a lot of of headwinds here lately but if we do see the cost of oil start to creep up and maintain higher levels here going forward it clean energy could be a company that stand to benefit a little bit here. Don't let that two dollars and thirty cents stock price full

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One Republican's Response to Climate Change

Phil Valentine

03:18 min | 2 years ago

One Republican's Response to Climate Change

"The Lamar Alexander, ladies gentlemen, press release this afternoon. Alexander offers one Republicans response to climate change what he wants is a new Manhattan project for clean energy. And you gotta go all the way down here to read this. As the Senator says he believes the climate change is real and that human emissions were major causes of climate change. But that's you don't have to believe humans caused climate change to believe in the new Manhattan project clean energy. And you don't have to be a Republican. He said the many of the plans ten grand challenges have also been proposed by the national academies of science and the National Institute of engineering and had been endorsed by leaders of both political parties, it's a big boondoggle of spending. Basically what he wants to do is the double federal funding for energy research. Now, why is the government in the business of funding energy research? We have all sorts of natural gas Earl. We got the wind industry out there. We got the solar industry that they have energy right now. Why are we looking for energy somewhere else? We've got an abundance of energy. Yeah. We want the federal government to spend who knows how much in doing research to find alternative energy. Why do we need an alternative? Hey, says he's going to focus on the ten grand challenges for the next five years to create new sources of cheap clean energy to raise family. Incomes at home, strengthen our economy and show the rest of the world how to reduce carbon emissions because the rest of the world is where the carbon emissions problem has to be solved. Well, they're not gonna do it. Lamar 'cause it's cheaper for them to pollute and I'm talking about real pollution. Not carbon dioxide carbon dioxide is that a pollutant. In a week. When the Senate is expected to vote on a democrat proposal to address climate change. The Senator says I believe the Democrats your for climate change is so far out in left field. Did not many are going to take it seriously. The Democrats green new deal is basically an assault on cars cows and combustion and with nuclear power available is strategy for fighting climate change with windmills makes as much sense as going to warn sailboats meeting. These grand challenges would create breakthroughs in advance nuclear reactors natural gas carbon capture. Why are we capturing carbon? I see I see this commercial comes on plants. Plants take in carbon dioxide, but what if there was another kind of plant that would take in carbon dioxide, why do we need another kind of plan? They're talking about a Bill to plan this from VP or somebody. Why would we want another kind of plant that took in carbon dioxide when we already got plans? The solution is if you're worried about carbon dioxide plant more trees, that's all you gotta do the ni-. They wanna have carbon capture sequestration. God knows how much that's costing to pump and older Lewis colorless harmless gas into the ground for what purpose. So that we can keep it away from the atmosphere. Well, it's not causing anything, folks. There's no proof whatsoever.

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Minnesota's solar capacity jumped almost 50 percent last year

Climate Cast

04:02 min | 2 years ago

Minnesota's solar capacity jumped almost 50 percent last year

"Support for climate cast comes from Bank of America financing clean energy, initiatives and advancements in renewable energy and spurring innovation in and the growth of environmentally focused companies markets and jobs. Bank of America NA member FDIC, good morning, four thousand six hundred and two. That's how many people work in solar power, Minnesota as of twenty eight teen and solar panel installer. Is now Minnesota's fastest growing job renewable energy is sailing along in Minnesota despite stiff winds from some lawmakers in Washington DC, so what's powering renewables in Minnesota. Here's Minnesota commerce Commissioner Steve Kelly to combination of the policy choices that we've made and the creation of the community solar garden method of investing in solar energy. Let's talk about solar gardens. Okay. I see there are hundred new community solar gardens. What are they? And where are they? Community solar gardens are mechanism created by the legislature to enable people whose houses may not face the right way, or they may not own their own home to invest in solar and have the benefits of generating solar energy by investing in these community owned solar installations, most of them are in the XL energy territory. But there are solar gardens in the territories about thirty different utilities spread around Minnesota. Let's talk about jobs solar jobs have more than doubled since twenty fifteen. I think more than four thousand people now work in the solar industry in Minnesota. We've added almost a thousand jobs per year and solar alone. What are the trends there? And as a commerce Commissioner, what's encouraging to you. The encouraging thing is that we've been making the investments that duly to these new construction jobs, and as we have more and more. Lower installations everywhere in Minnesota. We will have maintenance jobs for workers as well. At some point. We will hit the maximum construction that we're likely to do. But then we'll still have jobs maintaining and updating solar arrays as a meteorologist as a person who reports on climate. I know that renewable energy is positive for the atmosphere for greenhouse gas emissions. But I'm curious, you know, renewable energy sounds like a great idea. We know it's producing jobs where are you getting support? And where you getting pushback on the idea of growing renewables, I think there's widespread support one of the interesting things has been that especially with agricultural prices as low as they are farmers in various places in Minnesota are open to using their land to produce renewable energy. We've also seen people working in inner city neighborhoods trying to create opportunities for low income Minnesotans to be. Part of the clean energy future. So I'm encouraged that their support for that comes from everywhere in Minnesota. I think one of the challenges is explaining how the costs are distributed. We have a complex system of rates and regulation Minnesota. And there are some challenges around a arguments related to who is paying for the costs of connecting to these new solar production facilities. Let's talk about that a little bit solar tax credits. This is the last year to get the full credit for home. Solar installations is that correct? Yes, you can get a thirty percent tax credit this year through the end of the calendar year, and then in twenty twenty it goes down. I think from thirty percent to twenty six percent Steve Kelly Minnesota commerce Commissioner thanks for giving our audience some insight on climate cast today, I'm happy to be here. Thanks for the invite. That's climate cast. MPR chief meteorologist, Paul hunter.

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U.S. solar jobs down for second year as Trump tariffs weigh

Morning Edition

00:55 sec | 2 years ago

U.S. solar jobs down for second year as Trump tariffs weigh

"And Tacoma for the second year in a row, the number of people working in the US solar energy business has declined NPR's. Jeff Brady reports and annual survey from the solar foundation shows eight thousand solar jobs were lost in two thousand eighteen there are two main reasons for job losses. The Trump administration placed tariffs on solar panels last year, and there has been uncertainty over state policies and big solar states such as California and Massachusetts Ed Gila land with a solar foundation says there was job growth in twenty nine states. Mostly those where solar energy is still emerging, for example, Farda glue by almost eighteen hundred jobs. It is now. Second behind California and the number of total jobs in the solar industry. Overall, Gilliland says the number of solar jobs is expected to grow this year with uncertainty over tariffs and state policies mostly

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"solar industry" Discussed on WDRC

WDRC

02:00 min | 3 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on WDRC

"We had a discussion on the terrors which really got to be pretty interesting because we if we got we got to this let's what are we doing in this country let's subsidize the solar industry then tax the consumer if they wish to buy solar panels then in order to make up for hurting the solar industry with the tariff offer a prize that comes from taxpayer funds for somebody who comes up with a bright idea about solar panels yeah i would just say government get out of it come lately i mean look don't subsidize of that don't terror fit than don't used taxpayer dollars to give a prize stay out of it completely right but that's the right idea while because we're we're paying a couple things in a little supply chain of money i know you know someone wrote me about terraced the of the day will is that this the specifically on specifically on the yum these solar panels and or the solar uh panel companies on us a women it or he wrote he said wait a minute this isn't this uh the solar panels that we're getting government subsidies were the company's getting government subsidies now just giving back to the government no i didn't reply to him because it was i was actually leaving and i saw it last night and then a very lazy and i told you know just one throw in some truth honked were am i in a the point is to the call or to the listener it's it's not the companies that pay those tariffs right be concerned us while he holed pay the terror on on the uh the the the the tariff on the washing machines algiere ready announcer going to raise the cost of old washing machine from eight to twenty percent right and so the consumer is going to have to pay for which does what it urged the were the most we'll get into that a little bit later on in the show we covered it a look at the other day and i said look his people asked me immediately they know by a they know our objection to a tariffs on i they said what do you think and i said well look uh when the president came out in the.

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"solar industry" Discussed on KVNT Valley News Talk

KVNT Valley News Talk

01:30 min | 3 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on KVNT Valley News Talk

"No they're willing to hurt the economy in order to gain political points right and you can and there's the threshold they understand that threshold you can do that so much and then like you know we spelled it out with a solar buck companies with you're going to have installers but those installers are going to be you know while collectively they're part of that industry that service industry that that puts them in place in installs them are spread out as opposed to the two companies right that petition raffour four this actually are that uh three different plants job for for the washing machines and the solar peddlers three there's i think white house out yet specifically talking about the solar panels racial were kaizer solar panel companies and and and and wash and one uh washington the the one in michigan is what they're trying to do has the the solar industry said well you may be saving the jobs there but we're going to lose twenty three thousand in the installation right and you always just like when you raise the minimum wage you always hurt the economy more than you help it democrats no longer say that while the minimum wage helps boost the economy because more people are making more money no which are failing to realizes his people lose their jobs but it spread out and you don't recognize that portion of it when you actually do the math you hurt the economy more than you help that when you tear if you hurt the economy more than you help and remember in this case this is from the 1974 law this isn't an antidumping accusation it's being made it simply that more a that if you reach a certain level of imports in the.

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"solar industry" Discussed on KARN 102.9

KARN 102.9

02:00 min | 3 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on KARN 102.9

"Order to make up for hurting the solar industry with the tariff offer a prize that comes from taxpayer funds for somebody who comes up with a bright idea about solar panels yeah i would just say government get out of it completely i mean look don't subsidize it than don't terror fit than don't used taxpayer dollars to give a prize stay out of it completely right but that's the right idea well because we're we're paying a couple of things in that little supply chain of money i know you know someone wrote me about terrorist the other day will isn't this the specifically on specifically on the yum these solar panels and or the solar uh panel companies and i said wait a minute the org he wrote he said wait a minute this is of this uh the solar panels that we're getting government subsidies or the company's getting government subsidies now just giving that back to the government no i didn't reply to him because it was i was actually leaving and i saw it last minute then i very lazy and i told you know just one throw in some truth from honked with an eye in a the point is to the call or to the listener it's it's not the companies that pay those tariffs right the consumer does while he holed pay the tariff on on the uh the the the the tariff fund though washing machines algiere ready announcer going to raise the cost of oil washing machine from eight to twenty percent right and so the consumer is going to have to pay for which does what it urged the were the most we'll get into that a little bit later on in the show we covered it a little bit the other day and i said look because people asked me immediately they know by a they know our objection to a terrorist and i they said what do you think and i said well look uh when the president came out in the campaign and said a 45 percent tariff on chinese products at a 35 percent on mexican i said he's never gonna do it because stock market crash but did i expect targeted tariffs yeah almost every president either republican or democrat does it not saying it's right um.

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"solar industry" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio

C-SPAN Radio

02:15 min | 3 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio

"The international trade commission for trade protections basically saying that they had been undercut by a glud of cheap imports worldly from asia and that they just couldn't compete against that tied the itc took this up and and essentially agreed that there had been injured in done to the solar industry um the decision ultimately rested with president trump as we now know decided to in post here and what impact will these terrorists have on on the industry and how we're the manufacturers trying to respond to this everyone gil trying to figure that out you know they hadn't seen a formal proclamation uh until very recently um and and again they're divided over exactly what this will do so installers the people who help put up uh solar panels on on rooftops or you know other other systems basically say this is going to hurt business that it will cost uh twenty three thousand jobs in the first year of the tariff that's an estimate comes from missile or energy industry whose association which was um one of the groups opposing these terrorists but so we're manufacturers say that these terrorist will you know prompt four foreign competitors to have to open manufacturing facilities here and at that will lead to job um you know who is right we will we will see um and so you know if if putin they've covers do open up and the jobs a pure great manufacturing we'll get a boost but there's a big question as to how how the tariffs and they result can rise in costs on solar cells and panels will affect demand for solar installation um you know solar prices have dropped uh a lot over recent years and that made systems more affordable for four companies and for people like you and me and.

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"solar industry" Discussed on Here & Now

Here & Now

02:02 min | 3 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on Here & Now

"In america well the solar industry they added states is dominated by the installation and deployment of solar panels not the manufacturing of solar panels so if you look at decade ago this is when the chinese government started to subsidize its domestic industry and as chinese producers started to produce solar panels at real scale and pushed us manufacturers out of the market us manufacturing drop precipitously by two thousand eleven united states manufactured less than five percent of the global total of solar panels and to remain that way ever since as a result what we mostly due netted states is install and deploy solar panels and we've had a boom in the installation of solar in this country over eighty percent of all the jobs in this whole industry are in the deployment of solar panels you're going to see an increase in the price of solar panels because over eighty percent of all of our solar panels are imported here and as a result you'll see a decline in demand for solar panels of around 10 to 15 percent and that's going to be bad for the deployment of four power in the us the deployment clean energy as well as jobs the industry association predicts that twenty three thousand jobs might be lost and because the us manufacturing industry so far behind asian manufacturers were probably not going to see very many jobs created in manufacturing because firms are not going to invest in new production facilities given how far behind are the economist diane swonk is tweeting today tariffs tend to be inflationary and trigger retaliation are you expecting the chinese to retaliate i'm expecting it and have good reason to the president obama impose tariffs in two thousand twelve and in two thousand fourteen and the chinese retaliated against those terrorists by imposing their own tariffs on us exports of polysilicon that's the raw material that goes into making silicon solar panels and as a result the us which you have a position of exporting thirty percent of the world's total paul silicon and now exports more like ten percent.

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"solar industry" Discussed on KTLK 1130 AM

KTLK 1130 AM

02:00 min | 3 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on KTLK 1130 AM

"Wider solar industry is booming in recent years it was providing momentum for the transition away from fossil fuels and renewable energies i wish that would stop phrasing of that way how about the addition of renewable energies to fossil fuels i i know it's never give never gonna change player solar only makes up one percent of electricity generation in the us solar costs have fallen about seventy percent since 2010 and the domestic industry now employs two hundred and sixty thousand people the reason why the costs have fallen it's because they've been declining there's about a seventeen percent decline in sales of solar panels and dino solar usage with the demand is down demand is down for a year to year so again this was a win for those producing them domestically but there's concern and a lot of that's coming from the unions from the workers unions that the installers of these were taken advantage of that may be heard in the in the short term in the short term i also wonder how much how much subsidies have had an impact on the costs going down as well yeah is that was a big priority of the obama administration companies across a other companies across solar industry are warning the tariffs could armed the industry's progress by increasing than getting their costs that would force them to raise prices for consumers most of the jobs in the us solar industry are people installing the solarpowered systems on roofs not manufacturing the panels and what they hope is that by enforcing these tariffs on the import a solar panels that will change to also include the domestic production of those panels we are going to be joined by senator dave ismic coming up in the next segment just a heads up the roads are not great if you if you haven't had out yet this morning and you're still plan on any out make sure you give yourself plenty of extratime the plows have been out but we got so much snow yesterday that the mice sidestreets weren't ploughed at all yeah was yeah it was it was merely trying to get out of the neighborhood date naturally as sign an executive order directing the national guard to provide emergency relief in steel county seventeen inches of snow reported that came out at the request of the the county's county share who a lotta it was a lot of.

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"solar industry" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:47 min | 3 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Oregon public broadcasting sy casandra per feta has more solar panel manufacturers solar world and so neither made the case for tariffs the company's claimed at glut of cheap solar panels from overseas were putting them out of business the president's decision offers them less protection than they were hoping for but the tariff would still raise prices for the rest of the us solar industry at a browning is with the industry group vote solar he says the tariff will hurt companies that install imported solar panels it's gonna result in the lawsuit tens of thousands of jobs to the decision that is just not good for america the thirty percent tariff will be in place for a year and will decline over the next four years for npr news i'm casandra pro feta you're listening to npr this is wnyc a new york i'm richard hake good morning it is 604 forty degrees foggy misty right now in new york chance of showers may be some thunderstorms with a high near 60 degrees today senate minority leader chuck schumer is defending his decision to vote to fund that the government for three weeks on the senate floor schumer says voting to reopen the government allows negotiations for the daca a programme more deferred action for childhood arrivals to proceed while this procedure will not satisfy everyone on both sides it's a way forward i'm confident that we can get the sixty votes in the senate for a dhaka bill but the news came as a disappointment for a group of demonstrators gathered outside and immigration office in midtown during the votes karen romero said that the deal should help dreamers and their parents i jame irs fail i yes i'm going to be protected under the queen j mind but what about my family members handling them buried in an electoral limbo and the senate deal to keep the government open is a shortterm one as.

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"solar industry" Discussed on WGIR-AM

WGIR-AM

01:51 min | 3 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on WGIR-AM

"Don't put a firefighter at risk um don't put your property at risk site um get these these automatic sheriff stunned so brown it makes sense well it like a generator you don't want your solar feeding back into the line so like if the power goes down your feeding electricity back into the lines and a line worker thinks they have a deadline and it's really alive lined that's a problem but they have they have rules for that as well you yes so now one of the things that the solar industry is doing speaking of solar six four or five sixty one sixty one join us please one of the things the solar industry is is doing is a lot of those solar panels aren't owned by the homeowner there either being leased by eight which is which is which is interesting so they because the lease goals with the house um so there been some issues would people buying homes where they're stuck having to absorb the leases on these things because they're attached to the house right but does the solar industry to the best of your knowledge require that a homeowner have insurance for those or does the solar industry insure them no no you he's no no no they would they e d would apted ensured on your home insurance in on okay yet transferring that risk to the homeowner right cranked ensure as far as i know i had a gentleman stop by my house who was working for a solar company and said it you've got a perfect roof to put this array up in this kind of thing in and you know we lease on your complement note it you get the perfect proof everybody yeah and anyway uh uh without looking to you know and i said to him i said listen i love solar i love any alternative energy i said but for me uh i if if my house was if the front of the house was reversed in other words if.

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"solar industry" Discussed on Environment: NPR

Environment: NPR

01:35 min | 4 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on Environment: NPR

"The us solar industry is booming and in large part that's because of cheap imported solar panels the us international trade commission recently ruled those imports also hurt american manufacturers tomorrow the commission will advise president trump on how to fix that in a moment the concerns over possible tariffs or quotas first cassandra per feta of oregon public broadcasting visits one of the companies that brought the trade case at the solar world plant outside portland robots do much of the work of building solar cells into panels so the solar cells are in a carrier here they're picked up their put on this vote john cleese in stacks of solar cells the size of large drink coasters into the automative machines these ran as it were making right now are just about three hundred what those panels can't compete with a surge of cheap solar panel imports so ruled says are being sold at below market prices that violate trade rules earlier this year so the rule declared bankruptcy and clinton with laid off along with more than three hundred other workers at the factory that was when we knew that something was amiss and nobody knew exactly how deep the gut were going to go solo world and other manufacturing companies neither want tariffs and quotas on all the solar panels coming in from overseas they say it would level the playing field these are the last two surviving companies tim right bill is the lawyer representing solar ruled in the case.

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"solar industry" Discussed on KDWN 720AM

KDWN 720AM

02:16 min | 4 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on KDWN 720AM

"Counterfeited they've day steel technology and things as simple as cambria courts countertops they've they've dumped cheap imports from china into this country and it's hurting that great manufacture manufacturing company based in minnesota the they operate and so many different levels of deception that it is hard for the average manufacturer to keep keep ahead of it and what donald trump is saying here in a solar in the solar industry is all we want is a compare is a comparable playing field competitive advantage no we're not looking for a competitive advantage were just not going to preside over a competitive disadvantage because of their cheating and whatever the current posture and we have to go but what it very quickly what is the current posture of this case at the itc what next is it now up to the remedy the remedy a portion of this yeah so the the effective we don d itc viewed the case and in september they ruled unanimously that there was injury 40 free traders fair traders at the full range of spectrum on out he said unequivocally this map of imports particularly from china proxies have rates will be us industry uh remedy hearings were held a week or two ago hewitt the jatiasih will announce their recommendations and by november 13th it'll be it will be delivered to president trump will make the up the bottled awesome we are gotta say we're incredibly heart and that we have a president now president trump who has the courage to take what you described as bob step closer more stamford has any more we are actionism that's protection animatronic well off the country are wanna soften you'd you have your solar china has a solar malaysia has a solar and so to one big global community say you got it at a compete all you got to get out of business and so that says it has protectionist that trump is down the toilet his protectionism but i'm very glad we have a uh a president now who decided upon fair and reciprocal i appreciate that we're out of time thank you so much for your perspective a complicated topic made very easy to understand on the laura ingraham show we wish you all the best we hope the president does the right thing on november 13th we'll take a break we'll close at.

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"solar industry" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio

C-SPAN Radio

01:34 min | 4 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio

"A little bit about the reggie program you talked about you know in new jersey what we need to do is focus on our renewables and the only way we're going to focus our of renewables is if we get together and start talking about the number one problem in new jersey and that is job creation and the cost of living in new jersey we're not gonna be able to bring an ecosystem to new jersey to develop those renewables take the place of things like a waster creek when they leave if we don't start making it less expensive to do business here vacuum as without a mr murphy whether it's the last question jim or tony on the nj transit this for a good question on sandy in the environment chris christie is record is your record lieutenant governor you've been beside him of with them every step of the way we can't deny that on this particular issue on the environment this is an administration the pulled us out of reggie that could have pressed the button and nato's the leader in offshore wind in america if not the world and chose not to we now hope a solar industry that used to be a a nation national leader which has slipped we've got huge environmental justice issues right here in newark as an example with little kids who have four times the rate of asthma because this administration has turned their back on them so we needed administration and leadership that understands how you do good to do well how you would brace the environment not just only two to have a a a stronger state from an environmental standpoint but a stronger economy in the in the fraud in the wedding gown of folks of bids of sat with the notion county after andy is unimaginable thank you sir thank you our.

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"solar industry" Discussed on WGTK

WGTK

02:35 min | 4 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on WGTK

"Solar industry and why it matters to the us consumer tori well it queuing chan um at the what about hand can't and could end because you're a tank yes if we restrict foreign and foreign companies from importing faith that could be good oregon ah accompanied by unfortunately that's not the case take care um and and when it how can pregnant care over all the court go ahead i kinda defection who i want him to hospital shan the way that i had tried it again just another had our solar but what a hearing picking winter olympics quick interstellar industry bryant wraps diving one malthare which represented about fifteen percent of who and planning and a factor and now and consequent uh you know thousands another job does the domestic solar industry need federal government assistance can they can answer live without yeah here at the heritage foundation and you mentioned before we are strong believer in free enterprise and free market and the former saint actually want to be low guy and achieve and america they have grants and subsidies and tariffs on everything under fine um and we believe that if you get the government out of filler as far as you know other renewable energy those companies are really going to be forced to kind of key ricky international market identity maher practice and they're going to be more affordable now these two companies they're the only ones filing this claim right the entire the entire rest of the solar industry is against them saying that if you increase the price of these panels you're going to crush demanded will threaten jobs throughout the entire industry there are a lot of us manufacturing jobs at risk here right tori how could charm third rent at this particular cool are actually and more ervin oriented aspect of a feller industry and we're talking about information may not been job quick represent roughly about eighty percent at the end of faith and manufacture select panels only represented fifteen percent of the industry camping crank point when you say that can really harm god because history calls are out of the k wreck the type of um investigations in case because back in two thousand two president bush implemented care up on here in part because up to thirty percent and over.

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"solar industry" Discussed on WSJ MoneyBeat

WSJ MoneyBeat

01:30 min | 4 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on WSJ MoneyBeat

"Uh even with the solar industry like they released their first product for the solar panels and it was we're going to make your your solar roof is going to be is going to look like a regular roof reticent the big clunky tiles you see now but it's little regular solar ray regular roofing tiles that are actually solar panels and i thought wow that looks really fat s as ready to tessa releases a lot of things that look good in ilan musk loves to talk up the company does on twitter is all these announcement is great showman uh but when it comes to something like just production schedules to meeting targets to doing all those things he he isn't quite as good at that no not at all and i mean does and does six our heart i mean to be fair but but investors are choosing to place an emphasis on the flashy stuff and blowing off the substance and that's worked for years but if it's not going to work forever either tesla is going to catch up on the substance and justify the faith or they're not and it's going to start to matter when i have no idea i thought it would have happened already but but lizl does this speaks to the point like the you've written about i think over and over if you read charlie are do you think i'm repetitive no but it's not even if i very very a legitimately matic yuthea matic the balance sheet and the like you know ah in how much investors forgiving tesla is important to you know sorta tests are balance sheet and uh test there's no.

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"solar industry" Discussed on WMEX 1510 AM

WMEX 1510 AM

02:14 min | 4 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on WMEX 1510 AM

"Warming scam do you remember so lindor the solar company that went bankrupt and five million dollars of taxpayer money had been given to them disappeared member the very day it went bankrupt who went in there and seized their records khamis fbi and you remember what we set an the show i i said wow that's great we'll get to the bottom of the scam artists and they'll law be indicted for this and one of you call the show because you're the smartest audience in the country and you said no no the reason the fbi sees those records dr savage is to make sure that we never find out where the money went how many years has been since they seized the records of the cylinder intercompany has anyone embiid indicted zero nothing colmey was in charge of that investigation now that would have been a worth while investigation and you could have broadened it to all of the other foley's in the solar industry the global warming cartel that have taken hundreds of billions of dollars from the taxpayers god knows how much money has gone into these fake drug companies whereas the money gone now that would be a senate hearing and then why you're at it bring up the senators whose husbands and cousins and brothers and laws are in the solar business who at contracts the it to them say now you're talking about true gangsterism that would be a hearing that the american people would like to see the gangsters in the solar industry the green mafia that would have been hearing everybody would like to have seen and start with the miss the komi an solenzara where that money go where the investigation go amiss the komi eagle scout in it's sickening to watch this and yet of course you watch the equivalent of a soviet show trial today again if those of you who are religious or listening to the show i don't care if you're a democrat think of jesus a statement that he who is without sin cast the first stone she now that is the power of such a statement that we can apply it through current events today but many of you want me to talk about these hearings this much ado about nothing it's colmey himself who committed perjury today in my opinion there's no question in my mind he committed.

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"solar industry" Discussed on KSFO-AM

KSFO-AM

02:19 min | 4 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on KSFO-AM

"Warming scam do you remember so lender the solar company that went bankrupt at five hundred million dollars a taxpayer money had been given to them it disappeared member the very day it went bankrupt who went in there and seized their records khamis fbi and you remember what we set an this show i i said wow that's great we'll get to the bottom of the scam artists and they'll love be indicted for this and one of you call the show because you're the smartest audience in the country and you said no no the reason the fbi sees those records dr savage is to make sure that we never find out where the money went how many years has been since they seized the records of the cylinder company has anyone embiid indicted zero nothing call me was in charge of that investigation now that would have been a worth while investigation and you could have broadened it to all of the other foley's in the solar industry the global warming cartel that have taken hundreds of millions of dollars from the taxpayers god knows how much money has gone into these fake drug companies where is the money gone now that would be a senate hearing and then why you're radic bring up the senators whose husbands and cousins and brothers and laws are in the solar business who at contracts the to them say now you're talking about true gangsterism that would be a hearing that the american people would like to see the gangsters in the solar industry the green mafia that would have been a hearing everybody would like to have seen and start with the missed the komi and so lindros where that money go where the investigation go amiss the komi eagle scout it's sickening to watch this and yet of course you watch the equivalent of a soviet show trial today you know it's a sad day in america to see what these low life lawyers called senators are doing with our taxpayer money did we not send trump to the washington dc to the presidency because he was not a politician if you ever wanted to know why america hates politicians you need nothing more to do than to watch these hearings in reply you also need to understand that colmey is probably one of the most deceitful people i've ever seen in my life miss the boy.

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"solar industry" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

01:37 min | 4 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

"Employees so just because coq comes back doesn't necessarily mean cold jobs go exactly back to the same level i mean you know the auto industry you know the number of people employed in that has gone down for years and years but we don't say the auto industry's dead and i think that's a testament to what coal miners can do it again that's what i did that's where i started i've worked underground then um you know most of the jobs down there and so that the idea that we can produce 28 percent of electricity in the country with seventy thousand people compared with solar which gets all these subsidies instill can only do one point four percent of electricity with four hundred thousand workers is a testament to how good we are and how efficient we are and while we supply the lowest costs quick trip tammy just to give you another example one man that we have in kentucky can f produce the equivalent of more than half the nation's entire solar industry or looking to win the equivalent of five thousand three hundred ninety wind turbines which would require a surface area the thousand ninety one square miles debts nearly the size of rhode island and that's just one man that we ask feel that the issue that we want to talk about the negatives of coal power plants and not talk about the benefits and then only talk about the positive the solar and wind we have to look at both sides of that of that and wage in and i think that's what were ignore and in this discussion let me get christian in here in lexington kentucky christian you're on the air.

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"solar industry" Discussed on The Interchange

The Interchange

01:35 min | 4 years ago

"solar industry" Discussed on The Interchange

"But they're not alone and there is this emerging suite of nextgeneration flexibility solutions which is i think where the solar industry and adjacent industries have paid of a lot of attention and are investing heavily over the past few years for good reason that would be energy storage which takes generation from one time of the day or one time of the week or one time of the month and shifted to another time or it could be electric vehicles which soak up demand in the middle of the day if electrosleep pricing is right and if the charging capabilities or there or even in a vehicle the grid type situation electric vehicles acting as storage on the grid or demand response which amid immediately are initially was there to solve critical peak challenges right so we would have demandresponse events very rapidly rarely but is evolving quickly to a point where its customers loads adapting to fluctuations in needs from the grid the price response so all these things can also provide flexibility and i think they're coming faster than certainly many of the incumbents recognize i'll give you one example which is in south australia so south australia has made some news recently by for anybody who isn't familiar with what's been going on their south australia has added a lot of wind to the grid i'll fair amount of solar as well but really it a ton of wind and earlier this year had some really painful blackouts on the grid.

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