ACORE Statement on Auxin Solar Tariff Petition

Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy:

“Trade petitions deserve a fair examination, particularly when there is a concern for human rights. We expect the merits of the Auxin Solar tariff request on solar panels from Southeast Asia to be thoroughly reviewed and denied based on the facts. The solar and renewable energy industry at large will continue ramping up efforts to rebuild our manufacturing base and maintain a clean supply chain that serves the interests of our domestic clean energy economy. Our expectation is that this petition will ultimately prove to be no more than a distraction from those efforts.”


About ACORE:
For more than 20 years, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) has been the nation’s premier pan-renewable nonprofit organization. ACORE unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy. For more information, please visit

Media Contacts:

Blake McCarren, Communications Manager, ACORE | 301.661.7375 (c)

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