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Friday, Sep 22, 2017

SEIA Statement on Anti-Solar ITC Decision

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):  

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Petitioners Offer ITC, President No Plan for Survival Under Section 201 Case

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.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Opening Statement Injury Phase Hearing

Click below to download SEIA's opening statemeny at the August 15th Injury Phase Hearing of the International Trade Commission regarding Suniva and SolarWorld's Section 201 Petition. 

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

Broad, Bipartisan Opposition to Solar Tariffs as ITC Hears Trade Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Led by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the solar industry, elected officials and U.S. trading partners argued today against Suniva’s bid for trade relief at a packed International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing. Hundreds of American solar workers concerned about their jobs attended the hearing.

Friday, Aug 11, 2017

Bipartisan Group of 69 Lawmakers Urge Feds To Oppose Punitive Tariffs That Would Gut U.S. Solar Industry

House, Senate members say tens of thousands of U.S. jobs at risk in Suniva case before the International Trade Commission

Tuesday, Aug 08, 2017

SEIA: Trade Case Petitioners Brought Collapse of Businesses on Themselves

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Suniva and SolarWorld have failed to show that a rising level of imports caused them serious injury and left them unable to compete in the U.S. market, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and others stated in pre-hearing written arguments to the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).  If the ITC agrees with SEIA’s arguments, such a failure would result in an ITC finding of no injury, ending the case.

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

South Carolina Will Lose Nearly 90% of Its Solar Jobs Next Year If Federal Government Rules Against Industry in Trade Case

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the solar industry, said today that South Carolina will lose 88 percent of its solar jobs next year if Suniva gets trade protections proposed in its petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

Thursday, May 25, 2017

SEIA Statement on SolarWorld Joining Section 201 Trade Case

Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on today's announcement that SolarWorld Americas Inc. has joined the Section 201 trade action

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SEIA Statement on ITC's Decision to Consider Suniva's Petition

Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on today's decision by the International Trade Commission (ITC) regarding Suniva's Section 201 filing

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017

SEIA Responds to Suniva's Section 201 Filing

Yesterday, Suniva, Inc., a Georgia-based manufacturer of crystalline silicon cells and modules, filed a petition with the International Trade Commission (ITC) under Section 201 of the Trade Act seeking relief from “foreign manufactured crystalline silicon photovoltaic ("CSPV") cells and modules.”

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