China’s subsidy-aided rise to dominance in PV manufacturing has driven prices way down, but at the cost of undermining promising alternative technological pathways. Policymakers should adopt measures to sustain greater diversity in PV and similar technologies.
Global Clean Energy Innovation
June 14, 2012
Global energy innovation is being undermined by unfair trade practices.
May 18, 2012
We must level the playing field with China and allow technological progress and innovation to lower costs and grow the Solar PV industry.
April 9, 2012
Cheap Chinese solar exports post more than just a competitiveness problem for the United States, as China’s green mercantilist policies pose a significant barrier to clean energy innovation.
April 4, 2012
CERC is an indication China and the U.S. can move to a positive clean energy relationship.
January 23, 2012
A five part series that works through what our current climate policy approach should be while addressing fundamental tensions among climate advocates and scientists.
January 6, 2012
Highlights from this post include clean energy innovation and DOD as well as the solar energy battle with China.
March 23, 2011
While developed countries and global institutions provide China billions in foreign aid, China refuses to open its markets to foreign clean energy products.
March 14, 2011
In response the nuclear crisis in Japan, U.S. policymakers should take a forward looking, long-view approach to nuclear energy.
November 19, 2010
As climate advocates hope that UN climate negotiators in Cancun can avoid a "race to the bottom," they should also remember the "race to the top."
June 30, 2010
Much of what passes for conventional wisdom on climate change is in fact either wrong or significantly exaggerated.