In the quest to "level the playing field," the 31 percent anti-dumping tariff announced Thursday was a good start, said SolarWorld President Gordon Brinser, but even more is needed to bring the industry back into balance.

"I'm sure that solar manufacturers in other Asian and European countries will be able to profitably offer solar modules in the U. S. market at prices well within the 'cost-plus-31-percent-tax' that will be applied to Chinese modules." -- Tony Clifford, CEO, Standard Solar