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Scrapping minimum anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese solar panels causes celebration

The Danish solar and wind energy developer European Energy and industry association Danish Energy are pleased with the EU's decision to drop its minimum controls on imported Chinese solar modules. That will make the transition to green energy cheaper, sources say.

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Friday, Reuters reported that the EU Commission decided to drop its minimum price control on imported Chinese solar modules effective from Sept. 3 this year.

"We evaluate that this decision means buying solar panels on the European market will be 12 to 15 percent cheaper. This is yet another move in the green direction," says Danish Energy Deputy Director Anders Stouge to EnergyWatch.

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