Tag: SolarWorld

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New U.S. Solar Group Opposes China Sanctions

From the start, portions of the U.S. solar industry weren’t thrilled with SolarWorld’s demand that the Obama administration slap duties on imports of crystalline silicon solar cells from China – and now that split has busted wide open. A group… Read More
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SolarWorld: Obama ‘Validates’ China Claims

President Barack Obama made SolarWorld’s day on Tuesday. In an interview with a Portland, Ore., television reporter, the president was asked about the company’s allegations that China is violating trade rules and dumping crystalline silicon solar cells and panels into… Read More
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PV Will Nearly Fully Power Jersey School

New Jersey-based KDC Solar has begun construction on a 6.1-megawatt (MW) ground-mounted photovoltaic (PV) system at the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey. The system will consist of nearly 25,000 SolarWorld 245-watt PV panels. Once complete, the system will generate approximately… Read More
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China Fires Back Over SolarWorld Issue

China and U.S. solar manufacturers traded shots in the wake of the SolarWorld-led effort to slap big tariffs on Chinese imports of crystalline silicon solar panels. China denied breaking trade rules, saying its solar industry was good for the global… Read More

Suntech Fires Back At SolarWorld China Claims

China-based Suntech, the self-proclaimed world’s largest solar panel producer, says it isn’t breaking the rules. “We are confident in our position and well-prepared to substantiate our strict adherence to fair international trade practices,” the company’s San Francisco office said, one… Read More

U.S. Solar Industry Goes To Mat Against China

SolarWorld Industries America is taking on alleged illegal solar subsidies by China, asking the Obama administration today to put duties on imports of solar cells and panels from the country. Germany-based SolarWorld, which employs more than 1,000 workers at its… Read More
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Solar, Made In USA, Gains Island Territory

U.S. island territories have long suffered from high energy prices, and a heavy reliance on imported fossil fuels. With diesel-powered electricity running at rates as high as 40 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh), solar power seems like an obvious alternative for… Read More