Stories tagged: solar panels
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 7:54 a.m.
Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs
President Donald Trump is signing a measure Tuesday imposing tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 11:58 p.m.
Trump approves tariffs on solar-energy imports
Solar energy is booming in the United States, but companies riding the wave fear that President Donald Trump could undercut them this week if he decides to impose new tariffs …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 11:23 p.m.
Sandpoint company debuts solar sidewalks
SANDPOINT – Scott Brusaw has a vision for the nation’s roads. He believes the solar-powered glass pavers his company makes could transform thousands of miles of pavement into a new …
Tue., Sept. 29, 2015
Editorial: Don’t let protectionism kill Moses Lake jobs
International trade dispute puts jobs of 400 Moses Lake workers at-risk
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
North Central to get solar panels to teach about energy
North Central High School has a powerful new teaching aid – solar generating panels. The Institute of Science and Technology at the high school is installing 36 solar panels capable …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2012, 9:27 a.m.
US trade panel finds harm from China solar panels
WASHINGTON — A federal trade panel found China responsible today for harming the U.S. solar panel industry, clearing the final hurdle for U.S. attempts to impose steep tariffs on Chinese …
Thu., July 21, 2011
Sandpoint engineer gets research funds to test panels
Paving U.S. roadways with solar panels could wean the nation off of coal-fired power plants and provide other benefits, too, says a North Idaho electrical engineer. Scott Brusaw has spent …
Wed., Jan. 19, 2011
Solar takes wind in test
Blustery gusts keep a wind turbine spinning at Inland Power and Light’s corporate headquarters on the West Plains, but solar panels are the real powerhouse at the utility’s alternative energy …
Tue., Oct. 19, 2010
Sagle duo’s goal to change energy systems with solar roads
Spending an hour with Scott Brusaw, of Sagle, just might convince you that eliminating the nation’s reliance on fossil fuels is not only possible, but likely. Brusaw and his wife, …
Thu., Sept. 2, 2010
Solar panels provide backup power for Liberty Lake police
If Liberty Lake loses power in the next ice storm, Liberty Lake police will still be able to function thanks to the recent installation of solar panels on the roof …