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EnergySource

May 23, 2024

Without tariffs, the EU faces a flood of Chinese imports of the ‘new three’

By Joseph Webster

Europe faces a surge in Chinese cleantech imports following recent US tariffs. This should prompt Brussels to selectively impose its own tariffs while also strengthening domestic industries to protect its economic and strategic interests.

Central Europe China

New Atlanticist

May 14, 2024

What to know about Biden’s new tariffs on Chinese EVs, solar cells, and more

By Atlantic Council experts

The Biden administration has imposed new tariffs on imports from China across a range of strategic industries. Atlantic Council experts dig into the details.

China Economy & Business

EnergySource

May 13, 2024

What US tariffs on Chinese batteries mean for decarbonization—and Taiwan

By Joseph Webster

In response to Beijing’s attempts to cement its dominant position across the “new three” technologies of solar photovoltaics (PVs), electric vehicles (EVs), and batteries, the Biden administration is poised to issue tariffs on key Chinese products. A look at China’s battery exports, and its associated battery complex, reveals both opportunities and risks for US and allied […]

China Energy Transitions

New Atlanticist

May 13, 2024

California’s battery boom is a case study for the energy transition

By Joseph Webster

The state’s large-scale deployment of lithium-ion storage batteries is leading to lower solar “curtailment,” or when electricity generation is suppressed due to price signals or physical oversupply.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

In the News

May 2, 2024

Webster quoted in Recharge News on Chinese wind power dominance

China Energy & Environment

New Atlanticist

Apr 25, 2024

How the US is pitching a development finance ‘alternative’ to China’s initiatives, according to Scott Nathan

By Katherine Walla

“Good development is good foreign policy,” Nathan explained at an Atlantic Council Front Page event. “That’s in our national interest.”

China Energy Transitions

In the News

Mar 26, 2024

Ellinas in Financial Mirror: Egypt’s natgas woes continue

China Energy & Environment

UkraineAlert

Mar 26, 2024

Ukraine paves way for green energy future amid Russia’s escalating attacks

By Aura Sabadus

Ukraine has lifted restrictions on the export of biomethane in a move that could make the country one of Europe's biggest green energy suppliers, writes Aura Sabadus.

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

EnergySource

Mar 14, 2024

Hydrogen challenges in a post-45V world 

By Matthew Blieske and Joseph Webster

Despite the US Treasury’s guidance on the 45V tax credit to promote "qualified clean hydrogen" production, domestic investment in the hydrogen ecosystem has yet to ramp up. 45V will be impactful, but as long as technical, commercial, and regulatory challenges remain unaddressed, the industry will not reach its full potential.

Americas Energy & Environment

UkraineAlert

Mar 12, 2024

Ukraine expands EU energy exports in fresh display of wartime resilience

By Aura Sabadus

Ukraine is boosting energy exports to the European Union in the latest demonstration of the country's remarkable wartime resilience, writes Aura Sabadus.

Conflict European Union

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