3@3 on Solar PV: Unintended Consequences That Could Destroy Solar (And Already Are)

Jenn Runyon, Chief Editor of Renewable Energy World and Paula Mints, Chief Market Research Analyst with SPV Market Research discuss three hot topics in the global solar industry for three minutes each. 

Today’s topics include why Indian villagers would take hammers to a large-scale solar array; what happens when developers cut corners in order to install solar at the lowest price possible and what are the unintended consequences of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, which gives the U.S. President authority to impose high tariffs imported goods. Steel and aluminum tariffs are currently up for consideration. 

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Jennifer Runyon has been studying and reporting about the world's transition to clean energy since 2007. As editor of the world's largest renewable energy publication, Renewable Energy World, she observed, interviewed experts about, and reported on major clean energy milestones including Germany's explosive growth of solar PV, the formation and development of the U.S. onshore wind industry, the U.K. offshore wind boom, China's solar manufacturing dominance, the rise of energy storage, the changing landscape for utilities and grid operators and much, much, more. Today, in addition to managing content on POWERGRID International, she also serves as the conference advisory committee chair for DISTRIBUTECH, a globally recognized conference for the transmission and distribution industry. You can reach her at Jennifer.Runyon@ClarionEvents.com

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