The following stories include news articles, events and announcements about and by RAEL lab members.
The failed Fremont-based solar company Solyndra is suing China’s three largest solar manufacturers for alleged anti-trust violations. Solyndra’s lawyers say the Chinese companies conspired to put Solyndra out of business by flooding the U.S. market with cheap solar panels. The lawsuit accuses Suntech, Trina and YingLi of price fixing.
Solyndra is the Silicon Valley start-up that famously went bankrupt last year after receiving a $535 million federal loan guarantee. Its demise has been a black eye on the Obama administration.
Host Mina Kim talks with Dan Kammen, director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory at UC Berkeley.
RAEL lab director, Professor Dan Kammen, on the international renewable scene and potential. In this talk Dr. Kammen explores innovations in and barriers to building renewable energy systems worldwide, from villages to large regional economies, focusing on tools already available and others needed to battle for a sustainable planet.