John Smirnow's Blog Posts

- September 20, 2013

Forced Localization – A Growing Threat To U.S. Solar Exports

President Obama’s recent decision to install solar panels atop the White House is just the latest example of his strong commitment to U.S. leadership in solar energy and the jobs it...

- August 21, 2013

Solar Industry’s Commitment To Sustainability Remains Strong

Solar power is one of the cleanest, safest, and most abundant domestic energy sources available. In addition to helping power our homes, schools, and businesses, the U.S. solar industry...

- June 27, 2013

Why India's Trade Policies Hurt the U.S. Solar Industry and Jobs

Today, I testified before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade on behalf of the American workers and businesses in the U.S. solar industry about India’s restrictive...

- February 07, 2013

U.S.-India Solar Trade Dispute at the WTO Could Spur Collaboration

Today’s decision by the U.S. government to challenge India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (National Solar Mission) local content requirement at the World Trade Organization...

John Smirnow

John Smirnow

John is the Vice President of Trade & Competitiveness at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar industry. John leads SEIA's advocacy in support of open and fair markets and growing...

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