Tagged Manufacturing

US Solar Industry Could Be Devastated By Today’s Tariffs Ruling — May Lead To Crushing Tariffs

By Jeremy Bloom Are solar cells too cheap? That’s what the US International Trade Commission effectively ruled Friday, granting bankrupt US manufacturers SolarWorld and Suniva’s petition for relief from cheaper imported solar panels. Next, they’ll deliberate a remedy, which would likely mean job-crushing tariffs. The solar industry says that with the price of panels jacked…

Mercedes Spending $1 Billion to Make EVs in Alabama

By Evan Williams Mercedes is spending $1 billion on its U.S. factory to build EQ EVs and battery packs. The announcement was made yesterday, during the 20th anniversary of the Tuscaloosa, Ala., plant. The expansion will include a new battery plant, the company’s fifth battery production facility globally. The Tuscaloosa plant currently builds the GLE,…

US ITC vote backs Suniva injury claims

The US International Trade Commission has voted 4-0 in favour of proceeding with the Suniva Section 201 trade case having seen enough evidence to convince them that imports are the major cause of injury to US solar manufacturers. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

Vattenfall Seeks Monopile Manufacturers for Three Projects

By Offshore Wind Vattenfall has invited foundation manufacturers to pre-qualify to be able to participate in the tender for the delivery of monopile foundations for three projects in Denmark: Kriegers Flak and Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd nearshore wind farms. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind » News by topic

Ex-Tesla Worker Says Timing of Firing Cost Him Shares

By Evan Williams A former Telsa employee is suing the company, saying that it fired him just one day before he would have been entitled to almost a quarter million dollars in stock options. Stephen Platt was a machinist working at Tesla’s Fremont factory. According to Platt, he was hired on Aug. 27, 2012, and…

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