The Solar Industry: U.S. Duties, WTO Ruling And The Obvious Winners – First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) | Seeking Alpha


The world trade organization ruled against the duty tariffs imposed by the U.S. However, the ruling has no immediate or material effect on the U.S solar industry.U.S based panel manufacturers are in a better competitive position while the Chinese panel importers in the U.S. are facing short-term challenges.First Solar seems to benefit as CdTe technology is set to replace c-Si in the U.S market amid efficiency improvements, cost reductions and the duty tariffs on Chinese manufacturers.

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