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Watch: US Democratic candidate Joe Biden vows to rejoin Paris Agreement, plans millions of job in climate action

United States’ Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has unveiled a USD 2 trillion proposal to boost investment in clean energy and combat the global warming as he pledged to rejoin the historic Paris agreement on climate change if elected in the November elections. Joe Biden in a major policy address on climate change, which he […]

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SK Innovation to spend USD 727 million to build second EV battery plant in US

SK Innovation Co Ltd. On Tuesday announced that it will spend $727 million to build a second electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in the United States. SK Innovation is battery  supplier for Volkswagen and Ford Motors. The construction of the factory will start in July and the firm aims to start production in 2023. It […]

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WTO to set up panel to judge US-China solar panel dispute

The World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed Thursday to China’s request to create a dispute panel tasked with judging whether US tariffs on solar panels violate international trade rules. The trade restrictions were imposed by President Donald Trump’s administration last year, part of a raft of measures initiated by Washington that have triggered a tit-for-tat tariff […]

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All you need to know about JinkoSolar’s solar panel manufacturing facility in US

JinkoSolar Holding, one of the biggest solar module manufacturers, on Tuesday held the opening ceremony for its new state-of-the-art solar panel manufacturing facility at 4660 POW-MIA Memorial Parkway, Jacksonville, Florida, US. “JinkoSolar continues to gain market share in many regions across the globe, including the United States, and this factory will be key to solidifying […]

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US keen to invest in India’s infra, port, solar sector development: OPIC

The US government’s development finance institution OPIC is keen to invest in the development of India’s infrastructure, port and solar energy sectors, a top US official said Tuesday. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Executive Vice-President David Bohigian, who is visiting India, further said that India is a clearly the anchor of US government’s Indo-Pacific strategy. […]

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No impact of US exit from Paris climate deal on India: Top official

India asserted that it is not in favour of reopening the Paris accord on Climate Change and said the negotiations on the issue are not facing any adverse impact of the Trump administration pulling out of it. It maintained that the US is still a part of India’s climate-related negotiations. “There has been some talk […]

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US solar tariffs violate trade rules says China, lodges complaint at WTO

China’s commerce ministry said a U.S. decision to subsidise renewable energy firms and impose tariffs on imported products has seriously distorted the global market and harmed China’s interests, firing the latest shot in a broader trade conflict. China has lodged a complaint to the World Trade Organisation to help determine the legality of the U.S. […]

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WTO sets up panel to resolve India-US renewable energy dispute; hearing soon

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has set up a panel to resolve the dispute raised by India against the US with regard to the policies of eight American states in the renewable energy sector. India had alleged that the domestic content requirement norms imposed by these eight US states are inconsistent with global trade rules. […]

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First Solar to build a new solar module manufacturing facility in US

First Solar announced plans to build a new solar module manufacturing facility near its existing Perrysburg, Ohio flagship plant. The 1.2 gigawatt factory is expected to create 500 new jobs in northwestern Ohio, and will produce the company’s advanced technology Series 6 thin film photovoltaic (PV) module. The expansion plan calls for a 1 million […]

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