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U.S. Imposes Trade Tariff on Chinese Manufactured Solar Panels

April 2, 2012

The U.S. Government announced this week that it will begin adding a tariff to Chinese solar manufacturers trading to the U.S. market. The Obama administration has offered moderate support to the home-grown renewable industry, feeling that this development will help U.S. based companies to survive in the competitive industry. This article will look at how [...]

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Chinese Government increases solar PV manufacturing goals

March 28, 2012
Chinese government ups solar PV production targets

The Chinese government released a report laying out its near-term targets for solar PV manufacturing over the course of the nation’s 12th 5-year plan, which began in 2011. The report reveals plans for 50,000 tons of polysilicon production per year and 5 gigawatts of solar PV cell production capacity by 2015, plus other goals related to solar [...]

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‘Made in China’: How Country of Origin Affects Solar Components

October 19, 2011

One of the most hotly debated topics in any industry is quality control with regards to a product’s origin. From the stereotypes surrounding Italian sports cars and Egyptian cotton, entire industries have been affected by the consensus on these assumptions. The solar industry is not above such generalisations here in the UK, with Chinese, German, [...]

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