This month, the U.S. government agreed to take up another case against China for its solar trade practices. The complaint was filed by German solar producer SolarWorld, but it has limited support within the industry, which is concerned about the potential impact on the economics of solar installation.

So will we reach a settlement? Or will China see a new round of tariffs on its solar products?

In this week's show, the Energy Gang will debate the consequences of the trade war between the U.S. and China. We're joined by GTM Research VP Shayle Kann, who's been watching the case closely.

Also in the show, we'll discuss Tesla's plans for a battery mega-factory and the meaning behind its secret conversations with Apple. And finally, we'll ask whether the "valley of death" is getting any less perilous for cleantech entrepreneurs.

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