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US Solar Industry Leaders Testify before ITC on Chinese Silicon PV Dumping, Subsidies

October 5th, 2012 | by Andrew

Massive Chinese government subsidies have led to equally massive overcapacity and Chinese manufacturers' exports to the US, and that in turn's led to a rising tide of US solar bankruptcies and downsizing at a critical juncture in the global industry's development, US solar industry leaders and supporters testified. The Commerce Dept.'s much anticipated final determination on duties is right around the corner


1H 2012 US Solar PV Installations Grow 120%; US Poised to be World’s 3rd-Largest Market

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.


Milwaukee Solar PV Manufacturer Comes Out Publicly in Support of CASM Trade Case Against China

March 10th, 2012 | by Andrew

Demand was initially brisk for the high-end monocrystalline silicon solar photovoltaic (PV) panels manufactured by Helios Solar Works at a new, highly automated 50-MW capacity factory on a brownfield industrial site Milwaukee's city leaders designated for redevelopment and growth. That is until last summer, when founder Steven Ostrenga began noting "a deep dive in [solar panel] pricing coming out of China that we just couldn't meet."



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