The International Trade Commission is on the side of the United States. S.
Solar panel makers said in a trade dispute on Friday that it was not until November that they advised President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or other penalties on foreign competitors.
The foreign Friday.
Manufacturers at headquarters have unfairly weakened Georgia
Suniva and Oregon
Build SolarWorld Americas by "dumping" cheap products to the USS. market.
Suniva filed for bankruptcy on April, while SolarWorld's parent company, Germany-
Companies based in SolarWorld AG have also filed for bankruptcy.
The International Trade Centre will hold a hearing on October.
3 discuss potential remedies, including tariffs on other countries, and plan to submit a proposal to Trump by November. 13, .
These companies want the United StatesS.
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America CEO of SolarWorld, Juergen Stein, praised the decision, saying, "We will try to help develop a remedy that will allow the United StatesS.
The whole industry is back on the path of growth.
"We welcome this important step to make sure that it is freed from the massive imports that have left dozens of factories idle and closed, resulting in the loss of thousands of workers," Stein said . ". San Antonio-
S. -based Mission Solar laid off more than 250 employees in late 2016 as it struggled to compete with foreign Solar manufacturing companies, said in a statement, it "has been involved in trade cases from the very beginning and intends to actively participate in the upcoming investigation phase.
"As San Antonio, we will continue to explore ways to compete --
With the development and growth of the industry, it is headquartered in module manufacturers, "said Jae Yang, president of Mission Solar.
John Huffaker, the parent company of Vice President Tuan Solar energy, solar energy at the insurance regulatory office, said on August that the tariff may be beneficial to Mission Solar, but warned that, increasing the cost of solar panels can harm demand and reduce the competitive power of panels with other power sources.
City spokesman John Moreno
Utilities CPS Energy said in an email that utilities "remain a strong advocate for all forms of renewable Energy, including solar Energy.
CPS, which currently offers rebates for residential and commercial solar projects, "did not formally propose changes to our current solar rebate structure," he added . ".
Bruce Davidson, spokesman for Mayor Ron nellenberg, said the mayor had no chance to review the ruling, but "he is still a strong supporter of solar power.
"In August, any increase in panel costs will be passed on to consumers.
Founder of San Antonio
Texas-based solar installation says at least 90% of the solar panels used by the company are from South Korea.
Although the ruling involved the company, Melissa's husband and Company
Founder Chuck Gonzalez said, "it's not going to set up obstacles in front of us immediately.
"If this happens, we will be prepared," Chuck said . ".
"Now, we just need to move on.
He said: "Chuck Gonzalez said the company is working on an emergency plan if the Trump administration takes tariffs.
Industry supporters say the impact of potential tariffs could have a serious impact on the United States. S.
The solar installation industry has boomed in recent years as prices have fallen, with an estimated 260,000 Americans employed.
"Analysts say that Suniva's remedy will double the price of solar energy and double the damage --
Third demand, eroding billions of dollars in investment, unnecessarily forcing 88,000 Americans to lose their jobs in 2018, "said Abigail Ross Hooper, president and CEO of the solar industry association, said in an email statement.