SVTC welcomes your participation in the 2016-17 Solar Scorecard

January 9th, 2017

The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) is conducting our annual survey of manufacturers of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, and we would greatly appreciate your response. The deadline March 1, 2017. Please complete and return this survey by the deadline to SVTC@SVTC.org using one of three documents options provided below. If you have any questions about …

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Participation in Solar Scorecard Grows by More than 50 Percent

December 10th, 2015

LG and Kyocera among New Participants in the Sixth Annual Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition Report San Francisco – December 10, 2015 – The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) today released its Sixth Annual 2015 Solar Scorecard at www.solarscorecard.com, which ranks manufacturers of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules according to a range of environmental, sustainability and social …

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Hazardous Waste from Solar Energy?

February 22nd, 2013

A recent Associated Press (AP) article on hazardous waste in the solar industry was widely circulated on the web and ran in most major media and TV networks. If you’ve been following SVTC’s work, you know that hazardous waste from solar is news, but discussions about the solar industry’s environmental impacts are not new. Since …

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SCORECARD FINDS SOLAR INDUSTRY LEADERS MAKING PROGRESS TOWARD SVTC’S ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL PERFORMANCE GOALS

May 10th, 2012

Solar industry leaders are making slow but steady progress…

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As the Sun Sets on Solyndra

September 6th, 2011

NEW BLOG
As the Sun Sets on Solyndra
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Solar Scorecard 2011 Launch

April 18th, 2011

  Earlier this week, SVTC released our 2011 Solar Scorecard. One of our goals with the Solar Scorecard is to allow residential and commercial consumers to see where manufacturers stand on issues related to the environment, sustainability and social justice issues. Transparency is important as informed consumers make the smartest choices. If you want to …

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