South Korea

Recurrent Energy sells 235 MW-AC of solar power assets to Korean utility

The developer has sold off three large, operational solar plants to the Korea Electric Power Corporation, as parent company Canadian Solar moves into O&M.

Solaria suing partner over trade secret misappropriation

The company is suing Genesem, a South Korean equipment manufacturing partner, for using Solaria’s technology outside of agreements.

Trump opens the door for specific products to be excluded from tariffs

The President’s proclamation provides a path for specific products to apply for exemption from tariffs, which had been sought by both SunPower and the government of Korea. Additionally, imports from a number of developing nations are exempt as long as import levels remain small.

US solar tariffs: Korea to file WTO petition, Mexico considers legal action

The latest reactions to President Trump’s tariffs on imported solar include the Korean Government’s announcement that it will file a petition with the World Trade Organization (WTO) and Mexico’s promise of legal action.

Malaysia, Korea and Vietnam dominate U.S. solar imports (w/ chart)

Over the past five years, the pattern of imports has moved away from China and towards Southeast Asia and Korea.

ITC hearing coverage part 1: Suniva, SolarWorld double down on trade proposals

As the first half of the Section 201 remedy hearing comes to a close, Suniva and SolarWorld have made a case for a combination of tariffs and either quotas or a 74-cent minimum module price, and foreign governments have sought exemptions.

LG’s back-contact PV module is now available

LG unveiled both a new high-power 365W, 60-cell residential module, and a new AC module with an Enphase microinverter and wifi communications on board.

SolarWorld Americas appreciates Trump’s tough trade talk

The panel manufacturer, which operates a production facility in Oregon hopes the president’s call for strict enforcement of U.S. trade laws will give it, as well as other domestic panel companies, a better chance against Chinese competition.

Settlement clears the way for SunEdison FBR polysilicon sale to GCL-Poly

SunEdison Semiconductor has agreed to allow the transfer of intellectual property to the world’s largest polysilicon and wafer maker, which is seeking to develop FBR polysilicon.

KEPCO to buy the 30 MW Alamosa CPV plant

The Korean utility giant company has contracted to purchase the largest concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) project in the United States.

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