27 Apr '17, 8pm

New SEIA blog: SEIA Responds to Suniva's Section 201 Filing.

Yesterday, Suniva, Inc., a Georgia-based manufacturer of crystalline silicon cells and modules, filed a petition with the International Trade Commission (ITC) under Section 201 of the Trade Act seeking relief from “foreign manufactured crystalline silicon photovoltaic ("CSPV") cells and modules.” Although we strongly support U.S. manufacturing, SEIA, after consultation with our Federal Policy Committee, has publicly taken the position against this petition to avoid damage to the 9,000 companies and 258,000 jobs in parts of the solar industry other than CSPV cell manufacturers. We have been working diligently to educate the industry, policy makers and journalists that Suniva’s suggested approach is counterproductive. So, what happens next? In a nutshell, the ITC must decide on the merits of the petition, and if it finds “serious damage” to the U.S. CSPV industry by imported...

Full article: http://www.seia.org/blog/seia-responds-sunivas-section-20...

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