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U.S. duties on China solar would hurt jobs: report

A U.S. solar industry group fighting a rival coalition's request for steep import duties on solar cells and modules made in China released a report on Monday warning more than 60,000 U.S. jobs could be lost if duties are imposed.

German solar boom strengthens critics of subsidies

New solar installations reached a fresh record of 7.5 gigawatts (GW) in Germany in 2011, playing into the hands of advocates for steeper cuts in tariff subsidies to reduce growth of solar power and the resulting higher costs for consumers.

Canada blasts foreign "radicals" opposing pipeline

On the eve of public hearings into a proposed oil pipeline from Alberta's tar sands to the Pacific Coast, the Canadian government lashed out on Monday at what it said were foreign-funded radical groups opposing the project.

Wind energy dispute may test U.S.-China IP resolve

A little-known dispute between a U.S. renewable energy company and its Chinese customer over the theft of trade secrets could prove to be a significant test of China's intellectual property laws, and the success of Western companies in pursuing claims in China.

German solar boom strengthens critics of subsidies

New solar installations reached a fresh record of 7.5 gigawatts (GW) in Germany in 2011, playing into the hands of advocates for steeper cuts in tariff subsidies to reduce growth of solar power and the resulting higher costs for consumers.

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