19 Oct '11, 4pm

U.S. Solar Companies File Lawsuit Against Chinese Panelmakers: American-based solar panel manufacturers will fi...

By filing their petition, the companies are claiming that they are unable to compete in the lucrative and quickly expanding American solar market because, they say, they are being undercut by Chinese panelmakers and cell manufacturers that are dumping their product at artificially low prices. Panelmakers and cell manufacturers are also receiving unfair subsidies from their government. A finding on behalf of the American companies would lead to tariffs being imposed on solar panels imported from China, possibly as soon as next spring. Trade complaints are not uncommon. However, according to industry sources, the sheer level of inventory and dollars at stake, and the vast potential of a future market, could make this among the most divisive trade complaints filed in recent years. In response to the news, Rhone Resch president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Associatio...

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