09 Jun '17, 7pm

Solar Soars as Suniva Case Looms

There is never a dull moment in the solar industry , but one thing that has been consistent is growth. The Solar Energy Industries Association and GTM Research Q2 2017 U.S. Solar Market Insight report shows just that. The U.S. solar industry added more than 2,044 megawatts of new capacity in the first quarter of this year, marking the sixth straight quarter in which more than two gigawatts of solar was installed. Solar is a true American success story, and that is reflected in this report. However, this growth is imperiled by Suniva's active Section 201 trade petition with the International Trade Commission. This blunt instrument will cost tens of thousands of American jobs, if high tariffs are imposed as suggested, and in turn, bring solar growth to a screeching halt. In effect, Suniva, a bankrupt Georgia company owned by the Chinese, and SolarWorld, whose German parent c...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/solar-market-suniva-2438232985.html

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