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.

Trump halts Clean Power Plan litigation

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia granted the Trump administration’s request to freeze the ongoing litigation over the Clean Power Plan on Friday.

SolarWorld cool on support for Suniva case

Module manufacturer SolarWorld USA is considering whether to back manufacturer Suniva’s trade complaint until it has had time to fully assess the details of the case.

100 days of Trump: Round 1 to renewables

Despite battle cries to end the ‘war on coal’, Trump’s first 100 days as president have done very little to materially dismantle progress in renewable energy and climate action, according to energy and national security expert Kevin Book.