Jul 25, 2014

Sharp to pull out of last overseas solar panel venture

In a further reorganization of its solar business, Sharp Corp. is pulling out of its Italian solar venture, its last overseas panel manufacturing plant. The Osaka-based company agreed to transfer its one-third stake in 3Sun Srl to partner Enel Green Power SpA, Sharp said ...

Jul 9, 2014

WTO heavyweights to launch tariff talks on green goods

Japan and 13 other members of the World Trade Organization said Tuesday that they will start negotiations to cut tariffs on green products such as wind turbines and solar panels. The 14 countries and regions, which includes the United States, the European Union and ...

Jun 20, 2013

When the sun doesn't shine, who should pay?

It’s a sight that would bring joy to anyone who has ever paid an electric bill: that little wheel on the meter outside your home literally spinning backward, signaling a reduction in your payment and the distribution of excess electricity to your neighbors. Yes, ...

Jun 6, 2013

EU imposes import duties on Chinese solar panels

The European Commission on Tuesday imposed anti-dumping duties on imports of Chinese solar panels, defying German-led opposition and dire warnings from Beijing the move could spark a trade war. “Today, the European Commission has decided unanimously to impose (punitive) tariffs” on Chinese solar panels, ...

EU to impose duties on Chinese solar panels

Jun 5, 2013

EU to impose duties on Chinese solar panels

The European Commission on Tuesday imposed anti-dumping duties on imports of Chinese solar panels, defying German-led opposition and dire warnings from Beijing the move could spark a trade war. “Today, the European Commission has decided unanimously to impose (punitive) tariffs” on Chinese solar panels, ...

EU warns of duties on Chinese solar panels

May 30, 2013

EU warns of duties on Chinese solar panels

The European Union’s trade chief vowed Tuesday to tax Chinese solar panels next month in the largest EU commercial dispute of its kind, while urging China’s exporters to boost prices in return for an eventual end to the tariffs. EU Trade Commissioner Karel De ...