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India rejects US solar claim at WTO, says new protection on anvil

Renewable energy has become an area of severe trade friction as major economies compete to dominate the sector

Reuters 

India hit back on Monday at Washington’s latest legal assault on its solar power policies at the World Trade Organization, rejecting a US legal claim and exploring possible new protection of India’s own solar industry. Last month the United States triggered a new round of litigation at the WTO, arguing that India had failed to abide by a ruling that it had illegally discriminated against foreign suppliers of solar cells and modules. In a statement published by the WTO on Monday, India said it had changed its rules to conform with the ruling and that a US claim for ...

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 11:10 IST
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