United States solar manufacturers have announced the preparation of a trade complaint against China to be filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission.
The newest report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), in cooperation with Bloomberg New Energy Finance, a clean tech analytics firm, shows that the combined impetus of stimulus funding, feed-in tariffs (FiTs) and renewable portfolio standards (RPS) generated a record $211 billion globally in 2010 in renewable energy investment.
Mexico is looking to increase its wind power capacity six-fold by 2014.
Currently the country has 500 megawatts of installed wind energy, and according to to the Latin American Wind Energy Association new wind projects will bring that capacity to 3,000 MW within three years. The cost of these wind farms is expected to cost US$5 billion.
The Next Generation Utility Latin America (NGU LA) Summit will take place next month in Panama.
The Gulf of Mexico loop current appears to be destabilizing thanks to a cyclone of cold water – good news for Florida, Cuba and the East Coast, at least temporarily.