President Joe Biden is using executive power to suspend any new tariffs on solar products from the four southeast Asia countries for two years.
The U.S. Commerce Department is trying to find out if China is avoiding tariffs on solar panels by setting up factories in four countries in Southeast Asia.
Legislation pits two climate efforts — solar energy and plugging abandoned gas wells — against each other
Instead of letting the state reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by claiming the power generated by new solar projects, the bill would have the state sell the renewable energy credits generated by that clean power.
Four Mount Joy Township supervisors on Thursday deadlocked on motions to grant or deny a conditional use permit to the 75-megawatt solar project from NextEra Energy.
Utilities are slated to meet the final goal of buying 8 percent of their electricity from renewable sources, with half a percent coming from solar, by May 31.
The projects spread across six counties will add 191 megawatts of solar energy in the state, nearly double how much is produced statewide now.
With solar on the rise in Pa., some worry the panels will be harmful. Scientists say most fears have been disproven
Scientists say the outcomes of studies are not as well known as the initial concerns.
Solar developers proposed more than 200 projects in Pennsylvania in 2020. Many are slated for rural townships, which haven’t traditionally hosted energy projects.