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India rejects anti-dumping: Industry reaction

Indian flag.

Despite disappointing some manufacturers, the decision by the Indian government not to introduce AD tariffs could prove positive for many local players.


SolarWorld module shipments reach record levels

SolarWorld CEO Frank Asbeck.

Company CEO Frank Asbeck confirms August and July to be best months ever for German company’s shipment volumes.


Global solar market to surpass 65 GW by 2019

Arua solar plant, Mexico

The international solar industry will expand to 65.5 GW annual installed capacity by 2019, with average annual growth of 8%, according to a new report by Lux Research.


India rejects anti-dumping duties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (as chief minister of Gujarat)

By deciding not to decide on whether or not to levy anti-dumping duties, India's Ministry of Finance has sided with solar project developers rather than the Ministry of Commerce.


pv magazine weekly news round-up: Aug 15-22

Californian solar installation.

A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.


Vikram Solar boss says Modi will not impose AD duties

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi.

The CEO of the Indian module manufacturer, and cell importer, told pv magazine Narendra Modi will find an alternative to duties. Gyanesh Chaudhary predicts long-awaited capital subsidies will be paid and called for preferential...


pv magazine's weekly news round-up: Aug 8-15

Chinese CIGS installation.

A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.


China to close polysilicon import loophole from September

Polysilicon during production.

As the U.S.-China trade war trundles on, China's Ministry of Commerce has said that it will seek to close a loophole that permits duty-free polysilicon from the U.S., EU and South Korea.


China requests extension for US trade case settlement

SolarWorld, Hillsboro, Oregon.

Letter sent by Chinese government representatives to DOC asks for another week in which to strike a deal in the ongoing solar trade war.


pv magazine's weekly news roundup

MS Turano PlanetSolar boat.

A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.


First Solar eyes Pakistan

The flag of Pakistan.

After breaking into Indian solar with its first project, the U.S. thin film giant has stated an ambition to enter Pakistan's fledgling market. Pakistan has no utility scale projects on the ground yet.


Indian government pushes states to ultra-mega projects

Indian energy minister Piyush Goyal.

Plans have emerged for the Union government of Narendra Modi to kick-start mammoth-scale projects in five states. But there has still been no indication of where the panels will come from for ultra-mega projects.


SolarWorld refutes White House involvement in US-China trade dispute

Barack Obama, Xi Jinping

The German and U.S. solar manufacturer has denied rumors that the Obama administration has pushed for a compromise in the ongoing trade row but has told pv magazine the two conditions it's demanding for a negotiated settlement.


Indian manufacturers begin to split on duties

The Vikram Solar stand.

Not all Indian PV manufacturers are coming out in support of anti-dumping duties the government may impose to protect domestic manufacturers. Vikram Solar has spoken out against the recommended duties.


US anti-dumping case threatens future of 3 GW of solar projects

Chinese module graph.

More than 3 GW of solar PV projects in the U.S. that had lined up Chinese modules may have to find an alternative supplier or pay the higher tariff, says NPD Solarbuzz.


Industry responds to US anti-dumping ruling

Chinese cell manufacturing.

Steep duties imposed by the Department of Commerce criticized by both CASE and SEIA, but SolarWorld applauds decision to 'level the domestic playing field'.


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