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For almost a year, one of the hottest topics among solar insiders has been the Suniva trade case. Its petition for the President to impose import duties on certain solar photovoltaic cells and modules created market uncertainty, galvanized the vast majority of the solar industry in opposition to the petition, and left everyone wondering--as usual--what the President would decide.
Today, the President issued his decision, bringing the long guessing game to an end. Now the question becomes, what did the President approve, and what will the impact be?
Joining the show for immediate feedback less than an hour after the President issued his decision is John Berger, CEO of Houston-based Sunnova, one of the largest residential solar service providers in the U.S.
- US Trade Representative's Fact Sheet announcing President's decision
- Full USTR solar trade case docket
- Excellent article by Utility Dive's Krysti Shallenberger last December with solid background and perspectives from both sides
Recorded January 22, 2018.
Published January 22, 2018.
(Audio file edited 1/23/18 at 9:23 ET)