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AFL-CIO’s Trumka Demands Cutoff of Solar Products From Xinjiang

Bloomberg – The leader of the AFL-CIO demands that the Biden administration and Congress cut off imports of solar energy products from China’s Xinjiang region. The letter from the labor federation’s president, Richard Trumka, was addressed to National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan. Trumka singled out products that “contain polysilicon made with forced labor.” “These products […]

Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Output up Nearly 160 Percent in Q1

China’s Highflying Solar Stocks Face Political Risk

Americans are paying more attention to a desert corner of northwest China called the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, where the international community says the government has herded Muslim minorities into internment camps and forced-labor programs. Investors better pay heed, too. Xinjiang might pose a surprise conflict for President Joe Biden’s environmental plans and to investors […]

Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Output up Nearly 160 Percent in Q1

Human rights allegations in Xinjiang could jeopardize solar supply chain

An ethnic Uighur woman arranges raisins at a stall with a billboard showing the late Communist Party leader Mao Zedong. The U.S. government says Beijing is committing human rights abuses against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in the China’s autonomous Xinjiang region. The solar industry’s growing dependence on China’s autonomous Xinjiang region for a critical […]

Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Output up Nearly 160 Percent in Q1