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  • Technicians install solar panels on a house in Mission Viejo, Calif.

    The U.S. confirmed steep import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan on Tuesday which could inflame trade tensions between the countries.

  • China's electric vehicle sales surged five-fold in the first 10 months of 2014, raising concerns over potential over-investment from from local governments.

  • Technicians install solar panels on a house in Mission Viejo, Calif.

    The residential solar market is on fire, but the trend could disrupt some traditional energy companies.

  • The Energy Department is sticking by its green loan program, even as critics question the government's moves into venture capitalism.

  • Some solar stocks and ETFs have been surging. Is this just another swing of the pendulum, or has something fundamental changed?

  • The boat's top deck is covered in 5,554 square feet solar panelling.

    China and the European Union defused their biggest trade dispute on Saturday with a deal to regulate Chinese solar panel imports and avoid a wider war in goods from wine to steel.

  • Trader work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks finished modestly higher in lackluster trading Monday, with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at new highs for the third-straight session, as investors digested a handful of mixed economic data and ahead this week's slew of earnings reports.

  • The European Union is to impose duties on imports of Chinese solar panels from Thursday, but announced a dramatically reduced initial rate after pressure from some large member states.

  • Growing market, falling revenues. The price decline that has hurt European panel makers has helped sustain demand in the face of Chinese competition and disappearing subsidies.

  • The European Commission agreed on Wednesday to impose punitive import duties on solar panels from China in a move to guard against Chinese dumping of cheap goods in Europe.

  • In this episode of Inside China, Eunice Yoon looks at how the bankruptcy of solar energy company Suntech led to an industry-wide downfall.

  • Despite the financial headwinds battering solar panel makers, alternative energy has a bright future, First Solar CEO James Hughes said Thursday.

  • Stocks finished off their best levels but the Dow still posted a fresh closing high Tuesday. And the S&P 500 traded within 2 points of its all-time peak earlier in the session.

  • Once attracting billions in private investment and public subsidies, enthusiasm over the solar sector has waned recently, underscoring the limits of renewable energies and the dominance of fossil fuels.

  • Environmentalist Terry Tamminen argues companies do better when government uses its considerable buying power to help make the sustainable product market.

  • Burned By Solar

    Suntech Power was forced into bankruptcy after defaulting on a multi-million dollar bonds payment. Gordon Johnson, Axiom Capital Management, offers insight on the impact to U.S. solar makers.

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    A group of Suntech Power lenders want the Chinese solar panel maker's main unit declared insolvent, a sign Beijing is losing support for the industry.

  • Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Suntech Power, a U.S.-listed company that is closing its Arizona plant, is poised to be taken over by the government of its hometown in China, reports The NYT.

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    Cash-strapped Chinese solar panel maker Suntech Power is likely to be bailed out by the state, despite a temporary reprieve from some debt holders, as it struggles to cover a $541 million convertible bond.