Drawing an implicit contrast with Chinese competitors, SolarWorld says it is pumping $27 million of its own money into its Oregon manufacturing plant.
EU ProSun, a group pulled together by SolarWorld, asks the European Commission to investigate dumping of Chinese products in Europe as the solar trade war goes global.
Contrary to reports, SolarWorld says it hasn’t filed a European complaint against China solar makers, but will soon. Critics are already lashing out.
Digger deeper, the U.S. Commerce Department finds Chinese solar companies benefited from cheap electricity and other illegal subsidies.
MX Solar USA, one of the companies fighting China’s trade practices, reportedly stops production at its New Jersey plant.
The What The Festival in rural Oregon will go green with a hybrid solar-wind-biofuel generator capable of putting out 30 kilowatts of power.
SolarWorld’s CEO lashes out at the U.S. industry’s leading trade group and China says five U.S. states are violating trade rules with renewable energy subsidies.