On July 25, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued its preliminary antidumping duty determination against solar products from China and Taiwan. Will Commerce revisit its original scope decision and will there be margins for Taiwan? John Smirnow, SEIA’s Vice President for Trade, addresses these questions and more. Mr. Smirnow also provides an update on SEIA’s efforts to achieve a negotiated solution.
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On June 2, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued its preliminary determination in the ongoing countervailing duty investigation against solar products from China. John Smirnow, SEIA’s Vice President for Trade, will discuss the key aspects of the determination and its potential impact on the U.S. solar market. Mr. Smirnow will also provide an update on SEIA’s efforts to resolve the broader U.S.-China solar trade conflict, including efforts to facilitate a negotiation dialogue between key U.S. and Chinese industry representatives.
The latest anti-dumping and countervailing duty tariffs sought by SolarWorld threaten to dramatically increase the cost of solar PV in the U.S. - but by taking action now, SEIA member companies can help minimize the negative impact of these legal actions.
This webinar will provide a summary of the USITC’s preliminary determination, discuss any next steps by the U.S. Department of Commerce, and highlight importers’ rights and responsibilities in the event duties are imposed. SEIA will also provide an update on U.S. market implications and SEIA’s advocacy in support of settlement discussions.
The U.S. solar market had a strong first quarter of what is expected to be another record year for the industry. Installations grew significantly over deployment levels in Q1 2012. The growth in Q1 2013 was driven in part by record first quarters in the residential and utility segments.
SEIA hosted a webinar on November 9, 2012 from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. to review the U.S. International Trade Commission’s final determination in the AD/CVD investigation against solar products from China. The webinar also focused on the U.S.
Join Rhone Resch, President and CEO of SEIA, and Carrie Hitt, SEIA’s Vice President of State Affairs, as they break down federal and state election results and ballot initiatives and discuss how they will impact the solar industry in this members
SEIA and GTM Research webinar covering the highlights of the U.S. Solar Market Insight: Q2 2012. The U.S. solar industry achieved its second best quarter in history in Q2 2012. The industry installed 772 megawatts (MW) of solar electric capacity, representing a 125 percent increase in deployment over the second quarter in 2011. The utility scale market had its best quarter on record with over 477 MW installed.
The webinar highlights emerging trends nationally and in some of the top state markets including demand, system and component cost declines and manufacturing output levels. Much of the discussion is framed around preliminary trade case results, the impact of the 1603 Treasury grant program and new state market dynamics.
This webinar covers upcoming solar opportunities in Saudi Arabia and is held in association with the Dept. of Commerce. The webinar features John Smirnow (SEIA), Browning Rockwell (Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association) and representatives from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce.