Trade Dispute

Aleo Produces Solar Panels

SolarWorld has withstood the slings and arrows of a big portion of the U.S. solar industry, but the panel maker’s successful pursuit of a “level playing field”– or is it wanton protectionism? – appears to be paying off. On Thursday, the company called in the media to announce it would add a production line at… Keep reading →


How SolarWorld spent its summer vacation  Here’s a roundup of SolarWorld’s tumultuous summer. Winning trade battles In June, the Department of Commerce found in favor of petitioner SolarWorld in that company’s trade case against Chinese solar module makers. The preliminary decision imposed significant tariffs on Chinese solar modules in the anti-dumping portion of this case.… Keep reading →

Aleo Produces Solar Panels

Sunny skies have turned cloudy for utility-scale solar PV development in the United States thanks to a trade dispute that has spread from China to Taiwan, raising costs, squeezing margins and delaying and possibly threatening projects. From the moment German-owned SolarWorld’s U.S. arm initiated trade cases against Chinese companies nearly three years ago, accusing them… Keep reading →