Saturday, September 25

NextEra Asks US to Deny Request for Expanded Solar Tariffs


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(Bloomberg) — Clean-power giant NextEra Energy Inc. asked the US Commerce Department to reject filings from anonymous US solar manufacturers seeking to extend tariffs on imported panels.

In a letter Tuesday to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, Florida-based NextEra requested that the agency either reject the application filed last week by the so-called American Solar Manufacturers Against Chinese Circumvention, or require the group to disclose the names of its members.

The group last week asked Commerce to investigate Chinese-owned solar panel factories in Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand in an effort to extend Chinese anti-dumping duties to them. The countries are the three biggest solar panel suppliers to the US

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