International Trade and Competitiveness

US solar investments relative to the rest of the world, US solar manufacturing, and international solar trade regimes.

Yes, the Global Solar Council (GSC), which was launched in December 2015 during the COP-21 climate negotiations, serves as a unified voice for the solar industry and its supporters.  The principal members of the organization are national and regional...
The dispute over solar panel imports from China began in 2012 when the U.S. accused China of dumping solar panels below the cost into the U.S market. After a lengthy World Trade Organization (WTO) review process which concluded that dumping had occurred...
China’s tremendous increase in solar photovoltaic production, driven in part by an estimated $42 billion in subsidized government loans between 2010 and 2012, has been a key factor in the rapid decline in solar panel prices worldwide. While these price...