Hanergy expands operations in Silicon Valley

first_imgHanergy expands operations in Silicon ValleyThe Chinese company’s new Product Development Group will comprise seven units aimed at expanding its thin-film business operations around the globe. October 31, 2014 Edgar Meza Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share Hanergy is setting up a new division in California’s Silicon Valley in order to better promote and market the company’s thin-film products around the globe.Hanergy Chairman Li Hejun will serve as chairman and chief executive officer of the newly established Hanergy Product Development Group, which will comprise seven business units as well as a product development center located in Beijing.In addition to the group’s existing turnkey line business, the new Product Development Group will focus on product development, production of high quality and high end products and the establishment of sales channels aimed at direct sales and cooperation.Describing Northern California’s Silicon Valley as “an important base for product development,” Hanergy said the region was also an attractive location that offered multiple advantages in terms of its geography and human resources.”In particular, Silicon Valley is renowned for having one of the highest numbers of high technology industries in the world, including the headquarters of numerous leading technology companies, pooling of some of the leading engineers and scientists, experts in the field of applications in novel technological advancements, and possesses extensive reach in research resources,” the company said.Popular content The Hydrogen Stream: 20 MW green hydrogen plant in Finland, two Australian projects move forward Sergio Matalucci 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Storegga, Shell and Harbour Energy want to set up a 20 MW blue hydrogen production facility in the U.K. Australia’s Origin Energy wants to build a hy… Enabling aluminum in batteries Mark Hutchins 27 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Scientists in South Korea and the UK demonstrated a new cathode material for an aluminum-ion battery, which achieved impressive results in both speci… ITRPV: Large formats are here to stay Mark Hutchins 29 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The 2021 edition of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV) was published today by German engineering association VDMA. 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European solar industry puts forward case to end trade measures on Chinese PV

first_imgEuropean solar industry puts forward case to end trade measures on Chinese PVSolarPower Europe appears to be the driving force behind a letter, signed by 34 European solar and renewable energy organizations, calling on the EU to immediately remove the trade measures that exist against imports of Chinese PV modules and cells. July 5, 2016 Sam Pothecary Finance Markets Markets & Policy Technology Technology and R&D Share Representing the formalization of the position that SolarPower Europe has had for a number of years, the European solar association has led a consortium of solar organizations to ask the European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmstrom, to drop PV trade barriers against China. The letter puts forward a case that the trade defense measures against China are actually hindering the development of the solar industry in Europe.The 34 organizations come from all across the continent, representing a staggering 1.3 million European jobs and more than 120,000 companies. It is a bold letter that calls for the minimum import price (MIP), and the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures on Chinese PV imports to be dropped.The EU adopted the trade measures in December 2013, with the goal of protecting the solar sector in Europe. However, these organizations now believe that they are counterproductive, and actually have a negative impact on the solar industry in Europe, along the whole value chain.“This is an overwhelming show of support from organizations across the EU working in solar,” said SolarPower Europe CEO, James Watson. “The measures have been in place for more than three years without any real benefit to the European solar industry.”The crux of the argument, outlined within the letter, is that these measures are making solar more expensive in Europe, which is affecting the entire value chain. This in turn is affecting the competitiveness of solar energy generation and is prolonging financial support from European governments.Additionally, the letter points out, hindering the competitiveness of solar energy is contrary to the goal of the EU to combat climate change and reduce carbon emissions. “European jobs, GVA, climate change policy, consumer interest and manufacturing interests are all being undermined by the trade defense measures,” reads the letter.The letter calls for the immediate end to the trade barriers that exist, however, what is likely is that the European Commission will wait until the beginning of 2017 to make any decisions, as that is when it must make a recommendation on the measures.“We need a better, more specific approach to support module producers in Europe, trade measures are a blunt instrument harming more than 80% of solar manufacturing jobs and all downstream jobs in Europe today,” continued Watson. “The Commission needs to develop a new way forward for solar without trade duties and price mechanisms.”This content is protected by copyright and may not be reused. 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Nearly quarter million dollars in grants awarded to Vermont farms by Historic Preservation

first_imgCountyTownProjectBrief DescriptionCaledoniaBarnetJoes Brook FarmRepair roof, frame, flooring, siding; replace windows and doorsRutlandBrandonCedar Rail FarmRepair frameWashingtonCalaisAdamant Hills FarmRepair frameOrangeCorinthHutchinson FarmRepair posts, piers, foundation and sillOrleansCraftsburyRainbow  FarmRepair cupolaWindhamDummerstonLeonard FarmRepair frame; replace roof and foundation; improve drainageGrand IsleIsle LaMotteJarvis BarnReplace roofLamoilleMorristownCrystal Spring FarmRepair foundation, frame and windowsWashingtonMoretownBliss RidgeReplace roofAddisonOrwellBrookside Stock FarmRepair foundation, frame, roof and siding; improve drainageFranklinSheldonKittell FarmRepair frame, roof and cupola; replace windows and sidingGrand IsleSouth HeroHambaloney AcresRepair roof, frame and foundation; improve drainageFranklinSwantonGarrett BarnRepair roof, frame and floor; replace foundation, windows and doorsOrangeTunbridgeAnother Button FarmRepair frame and foundation; replace roof, windows and doorsWindhamWilliamsvilleYoung Family FarmReplace roofWindhamWilmingtonWellman FarmReplace roof; improve drainage State grants totaling $222,424 to help restore and repair historic barns have been awarded to more than a dozen Vermont farms today at the Statehouse.The state Division for Historic Preservation and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation today announced matching grant awards to 16 recipients at a Vermont State House ceremony.  Projects awarded funding are located in ten counties throughout Vermont.Agricultural buildings, both historic and contemporary, provide a visual record of rural life in Vermont over the past two hundred plus years and represent Vermontâ s agricultural heritage to current and future generations.  The preservation of our historic agricultural buildings not only protects Vermontâ s architectural legacy, it also generates jobs, supports independent businesses, increases civic participation, and bolsters  a communityâ s sense of place while also enhancing the experience of visitors to our state interested in enjoying the beauty displayed in the heritage of our built environment.â We know that Vermontâ s farms are important not only to our past, but also critical to our current and future agricultural renaissance,’said Gov. Peter Shumlin.  â Protecting these historic barns ensures that we honor our past as we look to the future.  The efforts of this yearâ s grant recipients to preserve their barns demonstrates their commitment to a vibrant Vermont economy.âGrant projects range from roof replacements to foundation, frame and cupola repairs.  Almost 40 applications were submitted this year.â As we have for the many years this program has been active, we received a variety of excellent applications from across the state,’ said State Historic Preservation Officer Giovanna Peebles of the Division for Historic Preservation.  â Vermont is fortunate to have so many people who are committed to preserving their historic barns for future generations.âEstablished in 1991, the state-funded grant program annually awards matching grants for building improvement projects that promote the public enjoyment of Vermontâ s agricultural heritage.  Properties must be listed on or be eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places in Vermont.For more information, visit www.historicvermont.org(link is external).2012 Historic Barn Preservation Grant Recipientslast_img read more