US government initiates investigation into Suniva’s trade complaint

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has elected to launch an investigation into Suniva’s trade complaint under Section 201 of the 1974 Trade Act. The body will decide whether to raise import prices on modules as per the bankrupt module manufacturer’s request.

Yingli settles Solyndra lawsuit

Yingli Solar has settled its anti-trust lawsuit with Solyndra for US$7.5 million with the possibility of further payments, dependent on its US shipment levels.