November 8th, 2012 | by Andrew
The ITC panel voted 6-0 in favor of imposing countervailing duties on imports to the US of silicon PV cells and panels from China, bringing to a close solar industry WTO litigation, at least in the US.
October 11th, 2012 | by Andrew
A Commerce WTO panel, in its final ruling. left initial anti-dumping duties on Chinese solar PV imports essentially the same, raised anti-subsidy duties substantially, and left a loophole open.
August 27th, 2012 | by Andrew
Solar PV installations more than doubled in the Americas in 1H 2012, with demand in the US leading the way. Rapid growth will accelerate in 2H 2012, according to an IMS report, making the US the third-largest market in the world. 1H 2012 results put paid to assertions that the US imposition of anti-dumping tariffs and countervailing duties on Chinese imports would stifle demand in the US, according to the industry association behind the litigation effort.
June 1st, 2012 | by Andrew
The Commerce Dept. preliminarily affirmed a decision to impose countervailing duties on Chinese imports, the second such ruling in two weeks
May 11th, 2012 | by Andrew
CASM invokes a legacy of US industrial and technological innovation ahead of Telstar 1's 50th anniversary and a Commerce Dept. ruling on Chinese dumping of silicon solar PV cells and panels in the US market.
May 4th, 2012 | by Andrew
A "race to the top" or a "race to the bottom"? China-US ties have reached a a pivotal point as China's economy has rapidly grown to be one of the largest in the world. The US-China solar energy trade dispute highlights inherent tensions, which have profound implications in terms of climate change, as well for energy, food and national security
February 10th, 2012 | by Andrew
Encompassing job creation, manufacturing, and clean energy, support is there for the President's "Blueprint for an America Built to Last." Leaders of American business, labor, and entrepreneurship have argued in support of much stronger government leadership focused on US manufacturing, job creation, clean energy, and energy conservation
January 6th, 2012 | by Andrew
China Development Bank is stepping up its international lending to leading Chinese solar power companies even as the industry is being rocked by a glut of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and heightened uncertainty of government support in key markets. LDK and its US subsidiary SPI Solar announced CDB is providing them financing totaling $64 million to carry out solar PV project development in California and New Jersey