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Solar Industry Testimony at U.S. Trade Representative Hearing


The White House's Office of the U.S. Trade Representative held a public hearing on Wednesday, December 6th in regards to the Section 201 trade petition brought by Suniva and SolarWorld. SEIA coordinated a panel of witnesses from solar industry representatives to deliver testimony in opposition to tariffs that would harm growth and put tens of thousands of jobs at risk. Testimony was provided by Craig Cornelius, President of NRG; David Bywater, CEO of Vivint Solar; George Hershman, President of Swinerton Renewable Energy; Matthew Nicely, SEIA Counsel; Robert Rynar, Chief Engineer of Depcom Power, Inc.; Bill Vietas, President of RBI Solar, Inc.; Ed Fenster, Executive Chairman of Sunrun; John Magnus, SEIA Counsel; and Ryan Creamer, CEO of sPower

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