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China Rejects Anti-Dumping Tariffs on Solar Panels

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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The United States has imposed heavier than expected anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese solar panels, prompting Beijing to complain Friday of “protectionist” policies by Washington. The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday announced duties of between 31 and 250 percent on Chinese made solar panels, ruling they are being “dumped” in the U.S. market at prices below […]

China Rejects Anti-Dumping Tariffs on Solar Panels

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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The United States has imposed heavier than expected anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese solar panels, prompting Beijing to complain Friday of “protectionist” policies by Washington. The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday announced duties of between 31 and 250 percent on Chinese made solar panels, ruling they are being “dumped” in the U.S. market at prices below […]

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China Rejects Anti-Dumping Tariffs on Solar Panels

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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China has criticized U.S. anti-dumping tariffs imposed on Chinese solar panels, raising trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies. Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesperson Shen Danyang on Friday called the tariffs “unfair,” saying they highlight the United States’ “tendency toward protectionism.” The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday announced duties between 31 and 250 percent on […]

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US Slaps Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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The United States says it plans to impose new tariffs on Chinese solar companies, ruling they are flooding the U.S. market with solar panels at prices below the cost of production. The Commerce Department on Thursday announced duties as high as 31 percent on Chinese-made solar panels. The move is meant to boost the U.S. […]

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US: China is Dumping Solar Panels on US Market

Posted May 17th, 2012 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The Obama administration says China is dumping solar panels into U.S. markets. The Commerce Department said Thursday it plans to impose tariffs as high as 31 percent on Chinese exporters. This would be on top of previous tariffs because of what the United States calls unfair Chinese government subsidies for solar power equipment. U.S. officials […]

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Japanese Team Wins Australian Solar Car Marathon

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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A Japanese team was first across the finish line Thursday to win a four-day race for solar-powered cars across the Australian outback. Teams from 20 countries took part in the 3,000-kilometer annual race, driving cars with no power source except for the sun. Driver Kouhhei Sagawa from the winning Tokai University team said the result […]

US Senator Urges Obama to Limit Imports of Chinese Solar Panels

Posted September 9th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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A United States senator is urging President Barack Obama to limit surging imports of Chinese-made solar panels, saying it is costing American jobs and could put the U.S. solar industry out of business. In a letter sent to Mr. Obama on Thursday, Democrat Ron Wyden of Oregon says imports of Chinese-made solar panels grew more […]

FBI Searches Bankrupt Solyndra Headquarters

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 6:46 pm (UTC-5)
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FBI agents have swarmed the headquarters of the recently-bankrupted solar energy firm Solyndra as part of a joint investigation by the justice and energy departments. The agents executed search warrants Thursday at the facility in Fremont, California, but declined to say what specifically they were looking for. Solyndra spokesman Dave Miller said the company was […]

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Senator Urges Obama to Curb Chinese Solar Panel Imports

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A United States senator is urging President Barack Obama to curb Chinese imports of solar panels, saying it is costing American jobs and could put the U.S. solar industry out of business. Democrat Ron Wyden of Oregon says in a letter to the president that the renewable energy is one of the best opportunities to […]

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Three US Solar Companies Go Bankrupt

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Three U.S. solar energy companies have declared bankruptcy in the last month, the latest a firm called Solyndra that President Barack Obama praised as a “testament to American ingenuity and dynamism.” The financial failure of the three American companies has left China as the world’s dominant solar industry manufacturer, with nearly 60 percent of the […]

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