solar trade dispute

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Key Lawmakers Support Efforts To End US-China Solar Dispute

Originally published by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) An industry proposal aimed at ending a long-running solar trade dispute between the United States and China continues to gain support among key lawmakers at both the state and federal levels, including the chairmen of the U.S. Senate Finance and Budget committees (Bloomberg Businessweek … [continued]

Solar PV Trade Disputes Escalate as German Group Files Dumping Charges against China

Solar PV trade disputes between China and its main trading partners are escalating, as a group of German solar companies, led by SolarWorld AG, filed a WTO anti-dumping petition with the European Commission. The filing heightens tensions and divisions among industry participants, who have been put under increasing pressure as a result of a massive build-up in solar PV supply and manufacturing capacity, the bulk of which has come from China. […]

Solar Trade Dispute: Jigar Shah Response

Last week, I posted letters from Jigar Shah (President of Coalition for Affordable Solar Energy) and a response from Hari Chandra Polavarapu (Managing Director of Solar/Cleantech Research at AURIGA USA LLC). As an update, here’s a response to Hari from Jigar: I want to thank Hari Chandra Polavarapu, the Managing Director of Solar/Cleantech … [continued]

On the China-Solar Trade Dispute

  If you’re in the solar industry, or care much about it, I’m sure you’ve heard of the “solar trade war”/solar industry trade dispute going on right now. Basically, a handful of solar manufacturing companies from the U.S. and Germany (led by SolarWorld) contend that china is dumping its solar goods … [continued]