Tag: SolarWorld

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China Solar Hit With Big New Tariffs In US Ruling

The other shoe dropped in the U.S.-China solar trade dispute today – and it’s a hefty one. Two months after slapping puny preliminary countervailing duties on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells imported from China, the U.S. Commerce Department announced [PDF] anti-dumping… Read More

And Chinese Solar Tariffs It Looks To Be!

SolarWorld and a coalition of U.S. manufacturers of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells scored a victory of sorts in their fight against Chinese competitors today as the U.S. Commerce Department, in a preliminary ruling, ordered duties ranging from 2.9 to 4.73… Read More
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Solar Thrives Amid Oregon Planes, Trains, Autos

While there is immense focus on lightening the carbon footprint of planes, trains and automobiles through alternative fuel sources, Oregon has taken one step back and is looking to also support the infrastructure around their transportation systems with renewable solar… Read More

Navy Tech, Comms Center Supersizes Solar

The U.S. Navy has commissioned a 1.3-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) system at its Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) complex in San Diego. The system features 5,376 SolarWorld PV panels, and is the Navy’s largest rooftop solar array. The… Read More

SolarWorld Car On Global Road Trip, Powered By Sun

Back in late 2008, SolarWorld, then an ambitious, ten-year-old German company, shocked the automobile world. They attempted to buy German automaker Opel from General Motors. SolarWorld offered 1 billion euros, 250 million to paid in cash and 750 million to… Read More
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Solar Energy Trade Battle Heats Up Again

The group fighting SolarWorld’s bid for duties on Chinese-manufactured crystalline photovoltaic cells and modules on Monday released a report that claims protectionist measures would result in between 14,000 and 60,000 fewer American jobs than would otherwise exist by the end… Read More
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Duties On Chinese Solar Imports The Wrong Move

This was to be the week the U.S. Department of Commerce delivered a preliminary decision on SolarWorld USA’s demand to punish China and its solar industry with countervailing duties. But Commerce pushed that off to February. SolarWorld’s opponents filled the… Read More