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Aussie electricity market ‘death spiral’

Interesting article on the Australian Financial Review. Australian energy use is in decline because of increasing costs, however energy use peaks are worsening during times of extreme heat. Declining energy use is making it more difficult for energy producers to … Continue reading

06. August 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Canadian renewables failing as subsidies dry up

After only a year of operation, Siliken, a Windsor, Ont. based solar panel manufacturing plant is closing its doors and laying off hundreds of employees. Company brass charges the Ontario government with “luring” them in with promises of subsidies and … Continue reading

18. July 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Tariffs on Chinese solar

Cato President, David Boaz, discusses the Obama administration’s move to impose import tariffs on Chinese solar panels and solar cells. Boaz likens the US solar industry’s demands for protection from foreign competition to Fredric Bastiat’s “Candlemakers Petition.” (I enthusiastically embrace … Continue reading

18. May 2012 by Jason Hayes
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