18 May '12, 8pm

The Day After: Spoke with SolarWorld and Trina about trade ruling. #solar

Brinser said for an industry that has seen 50 percent drop in panel prices over the past year, the preliminary ruling is just part of the remedy. And his company feels that between now and later this year when a final determination is made, Chinese panels will be taxed at an even higher rate. By then we’ll start to see a “rebuilding of American solar manufacturing.” And it’s when, he said, the market will emerge as free of intervention, and with a renewed focus on innovation that will be stimulated by the growing manufacturing base. But many of the leading Chinese manufacturers are adamant that they haven’t been dumping their products and they are publicly confident that the final numbers will in fact be lower than what we saw Thursday. For an industry desperately seeking clarity, the notion that the issue is not really resolved underscores the bitter divide that’s been dr...

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