Tag Archives: European Union

Solar trade wars: are you winning yet?

This is our opportunity to learn from the policies of other nations so that we don’t commit the same mistakes – Ritesh Pothan Above – Prices of Yingli Modules European buyers this week have been warned they could face imprisonment … Continue reading

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SolarWorld shareholders approve rescue package; Qatar Solar picks up stake

Shareholders in the beleaguered German manufacturer SolarWorld have given the green light to a comprehensive restructuring of the company’s finances. The debt-for-equity deal, approved by a 91% majority yesterday, will see Doha-based Qatar Solar acquire a 29% interest in SolarWorld … Continue reading

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EU solar trade deal sets floating price on Chinese panels

The EU and China have announced the terms of the deal to end their long-running solar trade dispute, setting a minimum import price linked to industry price reports. The initial price level was not released at the time of publication. … Continue reading

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Leaks reveal EU efforts to close Chinese PV offshore loophole: Sets €0.56 per Watt minimum import price

More details of the EU trade deal have emerged including an attempt to stop Chinese manufacturers from circumventing the legislation by sending production capacity overseas. According to a document seen by PV Tech, Chinese firms will come under scrutiny by the European … Continue reading

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Solar panel dispute: EU reaches deal with China

The deal to resolve the biggest trade dispute between China and the European Union will avoid punitive tariffs from August on Chinese solar imports into Europe that were worth 21 billion euros ($27 billion) last year. BRUSSELS: The European Commission said on … Continue reading

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Chinese module prices continue to rise

Chinese panels are increasing in price due to the EU’s anti-dumping tariffs. As a result, high-quality modules from South Korean and Western suppliers are becoming more competitive, says IHS. The European Union’s anti-dumping tariffs are driving up prices for Chinese … Continue reading

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REC turns profitable as PV module plant at full capacity

REC reported second quarter 2013 revenue of NOK 1,544 million (US$ 257.3 million), a 21% increase over the prior quarter. The company posted a positive EBITDA of NOK 152 million (US$25.3 million) in the quarter, marking a return to an … Continue reading

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