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Lots of people have opinions to share on the 201 trade case. Here are a few.

Some final thoughts on the 201 trade case while we await the ITC’s decision

August 21, 2017 at 10:39 am 0 comments

The International Trade Commission (ITC) held its 201 trade case hearing last week, and now the world sits back and waits to see what the ruling is. While we wait, a few solar industry CEOs made sure to send around their own views on the case. Many start with theRead More

Bipartisan group of lawmakers urge ITC to oppose solar tariffs

Bipartisan group of lawmakers urge ITC to oppose solar tariffs

August 11, 2017 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

A bipartisan group of 16 senators and 53 members of the House of Representatives sent open letters to U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Chairman Rhonda Schmidtlein urging the ITC to reject a petition that would slap tariffs on imported solar panels and cells. “Solar companies in our states believe theRead More

Political solar news roundup: Utah net metering fight, ITC case stalls Minn. PV plant, SEIA adds to board

Political solar news roundup: Utah net metering fight, ITC case stalls Minn. PV plant, SEIA adds to board

August 7, 2017 at 9:32 am 0 comments

Utah rooftop solar installs in standstill The Utah rooftop solar rate debate is reaching its peak, and thus creating uncertainty in the local market. Last November, Rocky Mountain Power proposed charging solar rooftop customers installation fees and nearly triple monthly customer charges and peak-time usage, which the solar industry and solarRead More

Suniva case watch: SEIA sends out four ways you can help this week

Suniva case watch: SEIA sends out four ways you can help this week

July 31, 2017 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

The Suniva trade petition really has put the solar industry on hold. Every person we talked to at Intersolar in July seemed in good spirits, but then couched all of their statements with “but I guess we’ll see how this Suniva thing goes.” There is no new news on thatRead More

Solar industry would lose 88,000 jobs if Suniva’s trade protections are imposed

Solar industry would lose 88,000 jobs if Suniva’s trade protections are imposed

June 15, 2017 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the solar industry, is estimating that the American workforce would lose 88,000 jobs, about one-third of the current U.S. solar workforce, if Suniva gets the trade protections proposed in its petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). This spring,Read More

Top 4 takeaways from Q1 2017 Solar Market Insight Report

Top 4 takeaways from Q1 2017 Solar Market Insight Report

June 12, 2017 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

Following rapid growth across the industry in 2016, the United States solar market added 2,044 megawatts of new capacity in the first quarter of 2017, according to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report. Q1 was the sixth straight quarter in which moreRead More

International Trade Commission to take up Suniva case

International Trade Commission to take up Suniva case

May 24, 2017 at 7:46 am Comments are Disabled

The first phase in this fairly quick trade protectionist 201 petition process initiated by Suniva is complete — the International Trade Commission has decided to take the case and will be considering it over the next four months. If it decides there was injury, it has two months to suggest a remedy.Read More

SEIA explains plan to lead fight against Suniva petition, remedies for the future

SEIA explains plan to lead fight against Suniva petition, remedies for the future

May 15, 2017 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) hosted a call to elaborate on its position regarding Suniva’s petition filed with the ITC. The main message is SEIA plans to lead whatever charge is needed to inform the ITC and see that the ITC does not find injury. “Our role as aRead More

Did Suniva just start a global trade war? A quick summary

Did Suniva just start a global trade war? A quick summary

April 27, 2017 at 9:32 am 1 comment

It started with the Suniva bankruptcy earlier this month. Well, that’s not quite true because U.S.-based solar manufacturers have been crying foul regarding unfair competition from cell and module imports for awhile, but after filing for chapter 11, Suniva hit the button and filed a petition for global safeguards underRead More

Suniva to start making more high-efficiency solar cells at U.S. headquarters

Suniva to start making more high-efficiency solar cells at U.S. headquarters

December 16, 2016 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Suniva, a manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells and modules, just expanded its manufacturing capabilities inside its U.S. headquarters, located in Atlanta. The latest expansion increases the company’s Georgia-based manufacturing capacity to 450 MW. This next chapter in the company’s growth brings both an increase in solar cell efficiency and American jobs.Read More

 
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