A South Korean company has begun production at a huge solar panel factory in Georgia. The move by the company Qcells comes even as industry leaders say surging Asian imports could dampen efforts to make more solar components in the U.S.
A U.S. solar cell manufacturer that went bankrupt six years ago announced Wednesday it is restarting its manufacturing plant in Norcross.
The Commerce Department says solar panel makers in four Southeast Asian countries are evading U.S. duties on Chinese solar components. The finding could raise costs in the United States.
Georgia House members are looking to regulate the installation of rooftop solar panels, saying some companies are ripping off consumers. The House Energy, Telecommunications and Utilities Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to advance a bill that would require companies that install panels at residences to be certified by the state Public Service Commission and make certain disclosures to consumers.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A Korean solar panel manufacturer will open a $2.5 billion plant near Cartersville, adding to the list of clean energy businesses in Georgia. Stacey Abrams says she'll run for public office again on a talk show appearance. And we discuss classified documents in Biden's office.
India, on track to become the world's most populous country, gets about 70% of its electricity from coal. But the government is aggressively investing in renewable energy — particularly solar.
Vinisha Umashankar came up with the idea of solar power instead of charcoal to heat street irons. "Iron-Max" was a finalist for Prince William's Earthshot Prize, and this week, she spoke at COP26.