The Market Report – 3rd September 2013

Find out the latest news on price moves in the energy market from Magali Hodgson, Product and Services Optimisation Manager, in this weekly update. If you are blocked from seeing this video and would like your own download, please email [email protected]

US Congress pumps $59m into hydropower

The US Congress is pumping $59million (£38m) into research to develop more efficient and environmentally friendly hydropower turbines. The National Hydropower Association welcomed the 2012 budget decision, which came over the weekend, for creating a “strong foundation” for the new energy source. Linda Church Ciocci, executive director of the American trade body said: “From conventional […]

US unions call for Obama to act on Chinese solar trade

US steelworkers have backed Congress members who have called for protection from the Chinese clean energy sector. The letter to President Obama sent by 59 Congressmen focuses on a recent trade case filed by the US solar energy industry against Chinese imports. The letter confronts what it calls China’s predatory, protectionist and illegal trade practices […]