SolarWorld Reacts to President Trump’s Remedy Decision in Section 201 Case

HILLSBORO, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, President Donald Trump issued a determination on remedies in the
Section 201 Global Safeguards trade case on behalf of the U.S. solar
photovoltaic cell and panel manufacturing industry. SolarWorld Americas
Inc., the largest U.S. crystalline-silicon cell and panel producer for
more than 42 years, was a co-petitioner with Suniva Inc. in that case.
Juergen Stein, CEO and President of SolarWorld Americas Inc., today
responded to President Trump’s decision with the following statement:

“SolarWorld Americas appreciates the hard work of President Trump, the
U.S. Trade Representative, and this administration in reaching today’s
decision, and the President’s recognition of the importance of solar
manufacturing to America’s economic and national security. We are still
reviewing these remedies, and are hopeful they will be enough to address
the import surge and to rebuild solar manufacturing in the United
States. We will work with the U.S. Government to implement these
remedies, including future negotiations, in the strongest way possible
to benefit solar manufacturing and its thousands of American workers to
ensure that U.S. solar manufacturing is world-class competitive for the
long term.”

About SolarWorld REAL VALUE: SolarWorld Americas Inc., the
largest U.S. crystalline-silicon solar manufacturer for more than 42
years, produces and sells high-tech solar power solutions and, in doing
so, contributes to a cleaner energy supply throughout the Americas. The
company maintains 430 megawatts of annual capacity to produce solar
cells and 550 MW of capacity to manufacture solar modules. The company’s
brand stands for a proven track record of quality and reliability, and
SolarWorld is the only producer whose industrial lineage has outlived
its products’ 25- and 30-year performance guarantees. SolarWorld upholds
high social standards and commits itself to resource- and
energy-efficient production. With its program Solar2World, the company
supports the expansion of solar power in developing countries in Latin
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SolarWorld Americas Inc.
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