WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), the body that represents State Public Service Commissioners in charge of regulating utilities across the country, formally adopted a resolution urging the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) to carefully consider the harm that American consumers would face from proposed trade remedies, including tariffs.
A variety of voices have come out in opposition to the Petition filed by Suniva and SolarWorld, advocating for trade policy that does not put tens of thousands of U.S. jobs at risk. From the Wall Street Journal to the American Legislative Exchange Council, the position is clear: no new solar tariffs.
A broad coalition recognizes how many American jobs are at stake, and urges President Trump to deny the bailout seekers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Abigail Ross Hopper, President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), issued the following statement after the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced a split remedy recommendation for the Section 201 trade case:
Since two U.S. solar manufacturers filed a petition under Section 201 of the Trade Act that sent shockwaves through the solar industry, a wide variety of organizations have spoken up to voice their opposition to the petition and stand up for the tens of thousands of American jobs that are at risk if excessive trade remedies are put into place. Below you'll find links to a number of letters from non-elected officials. For our repository of letters from policymakers, click here.
Solar Energy Advocates from Manufacturers to Installers Testify in Washington Against Trade Petition
Representatives from all segments of the solar industry, including American manufacturers, will tell the International Trade Commission (ITC) today that many of their employees will lose jobs under remedies proposed by Suniva and SolarWorld.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the International Trade Commission (ITC) found injury to the domestic crystalline silicon solar cell industry based on a petition brought by Suniva and SolarWorld. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA):
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) filed a letter today with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), highlighting the fact that the petitioners in the high-profile Section 201 trade case on imported crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) cells and modules failed to develop and submit a plan to function as viable solar cell and panel manufacturers if granted trade relief.
BOSTON Mass. and WASHINGTON D.C. — Texas’ solar market soared this past spring, adding 24 percent of all the state’s cumulative capacity in a three-month span, according to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report.