DuPont (>> E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co), Suntech Power Holdings Co. (>> Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (ADR)) and six other companies have formed a lobby to promote solar power worldwide and to combat complaints of low-cost solar panels being dumped on European and U.S. markets, Bloomberg News reported Thursday.
The other companies include Siemens AG (>> Siemens AG), Applied Materials Inc. (>> Applied Materials, Inc.), Dow Corning, Phoenix Solar AG (PS4.XE) and Lanco Infratech Ltd. (532778.BY), according to the report.
A complaint from SolarWorld AG against Chinese solar-panel firms led to tariffs on panels, which could lead to increasing costs for consumers, according to Bloomberg.
Full story at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-03/dupont-joins-suntech-in-lobby-supporting-solar-energy-deployment.html
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