After nine months of protest from solar industry stakeholders, the Trump Administration has approved a 30 percent tariff on imported photovoltaic cells, as recommended by the United States Trade Representative (USTR).
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2017 - Representatives from all segments of the solar industry, including American manufacturers, testified in a remedy hearing last week before the U.S. International Trade Commission following an ITC ruling that a flood of solar panel imports from abroad had hurt the U.S. industry.
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 - A group including Solar Energy Industries Association, Johnson Controls and Keystone Power Holdings has formed the Energy Trade Action Coalition to battle a trade petition by Suniva and SolarWorld Americas.
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) estimates 88,000 jobs could be lost if Suniva gets trade protections proposed in its petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).
WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 - In a decision announced late Tuesday, the International Trade Commission (ITC) decided to take a closer look into Suniva’s petition for relief from imported crystalline silicon photovoltaic (SCPV) cells
WASHINGTON, May 17, 2017 - Major solar industry players are lining up to fight a Suniva trade petition that calls for new tariffs on solar cells and modules from countries around the globe, potentially doubling prices and causing demand for solar energy to drop.