CPA Applauds Rep. Ryan’s Buy America Solar Bill

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) that would boost U.S. solar manufacturing by closing a loophole in the Buy American Act (BAA). Currently, the federal government does not buy solar equipment, only energy via power purchase agreements (PPAs). The PPAs can be…

New CPA Policy Paper Warns U.S. Falling Behind in EV Batteries Race

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America today published a new CPA Policy Paper titled, “U.S. Challenges in EV Battery Production,” that finds the U.S. lags behind the two other major world automotive powers, China and the European Union region, in electric vehicle (EV) battery production. Although U.S. EV battery production is rising, it…

DOE Confirms: Biden’s DPA Plan for American Solar is Fake

NBC News Confirms: Biden Sabotaged Commerce Investigation, “nobody will be punished.” WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today issued a statement after the Department of Energy (DOE) confirmed to multiple U.S. domestic solar manufacturers that President Biden’s authorization to use the Defense Production Act (DPA) to accelerate domestic production of solar panels…

Biden Gives Green Light to China to Continue Illegal Trade Activity

White House Fails to Consult a Single American Solar Manufacturer   WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) released a statement in response to the Biden administration’s Solar Declaration of Emergency that effectively neutralizes the Department of Commerce’s investigation into whether Chinese solar manufacturers are illegally circumventing antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) orders.…

Xinjiang Police Files Expose Shocking, Unprecedented Evidence of China’s Use of Forced Labor

SEIA & It’s Chinese Members Lobbying Against Vigorous Implementation of Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Senator Sherrod Brown on SEIA: “They’ve enabled the Chinese government and Chinese manufacturers to undercut American trade law… If we continue the way [SEIA] wants to go, we’ll never have solar manufacturing in this country.” [National Journal, 5/26/22]   WASHINGTON…

CPA Applauds Brown, Casey, Kaptur Bicameral Letter in Support of Commerce Investigation into Illegal Chinese Circumvention

Senators, Members Call out SEIA as Agent of China WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Bob Casey (D-PA), along with U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH-9), led a bicameral letter to President Biden to express their support for the Department of Commerce’s (DOC) investigation into…

Commerce Department Targets SEIA’s Chinese Members Linked to Forced Labor in Solar Investigation

United Steelworkers Concerned about SEIA’s Misinformation Campaign WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement after the Department of Commerce identified three Chinese solar manufacturers linked to forced labor that are members of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in the Department’s anticircumvention investigation. The Department of Commerce is requiring…