24 Dec '14, 12pm

CASE says U.S. #solar sector harmed by decision to impose PV tariffs

Although some manufacturers of photovoltaic solar products feel satisfied by the U.S. Department of Commerce's decision to impose anti-dumping tariffs on photovoltaic products originating from China and Taiwan, others say the decision is likely to do significant harm to the U.S. solar sector. "This new overreaching determination simply makes things worse," says Jigar Shah, president of the Coalition for Affordable Solar Energy (CASE). "It directly punishes U.S. solar manufacturers, such as Suniva - a company that the tariffs were supposedly intended to help. Instead, the company faces import duties because their U.S.-manufactured solar cells are assembled into modules in China." Boiling the issue down, the two points of contention are as follows: Supporters of the trade case say U.S. manufacturing is being damaged by subsidized Chinese imports. Opponents of the trade case ...

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