Solar Energy Round-up - Feb 27, 2018

Solar Energy Round-up - Feb 27, 2018

Wind, solar could meet 80 percent of US demand: study

Wind and solar power could meet 80 percent of United States of America demand for electricity. According to the report in the journal Energy and Environmental Science, a few years ago, these renewable energy sources were thought to be capable of supplying only about 20-30 percent of US needs. Options can include hydroelectric and nuclear power generation, as well as managing demand.

Source: solardaily


Trump talks up Section 201 solar tariff

President Trump claimed that the administration’s 30% tariff on imported solar cells and modules in the generation of manufacturing benefits for the United States of America. The President also touted U.S. solar panel quality relative to Chinese manufacturing.

Source: pvmagazine


Arctech provides 46MW of solar racking systems to Japan project

Arctech Solar, a China-based manufacturer of tracking and racking systems, has dellivered 46MW of racking systems to a solar power plant in Gunma, Japan. Arctech Solar has overseas subsidiaries or service centers in America, India, Japan, Spain and Mexico.

Source: PVTECH