South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy has said it would consider filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) if the US brings in solar import restrictions, according to Reuters.
International solar PV systems integrator Phoenix Solar has lowered its full-year revenue guidance a second time but added a profit warning as delays in project approvals increase due to the US ITC ‘Section 201’ trade case creating market uncertainty.
As the Trump Administration dials back the Clean Power Plan citing pesky environmental regulations for coal's problems, its claims of being against intervention ring hollow. If the President wants modern, independent and increasingly economically sustainable power infrastructure, he should be backing solar.
With limited cell capacities in the handful of countries exempt from the US Section 201 case, where could the US realistically source compliant modules from and who are the real c-Si winners and losers. Mark Osborne and John Parnell report.
The US International Trade Commission has voted 4-0 in favour of proceeding with the Suniva Section 201 trade case having seen enough evidence to convince them that imports are the major cause of injury to US solar manufacturers.
The results of our first (last) ever attempt at polling are in and they are very much predictable. But regardless of popular opinion, it's worth considering the views of those not speaking up. While the industry is largely against Section 201 trade measures, that alone is not the most likely reason the ITC might choose not to recommend hefty tariffs come November.