Four-part series begins with an exclusive 1-on-1 interview with the CEO of Auxin Solar—the company behind a tariff petition that has upended the solar industry.

Factor This!, a new podcast designed specifically for the solar industry, is launching on May 9th with an in-depth, four-part series on the contentious Auxin Solar tariff petition. The first episode debuts with an exclusive 1-on-1 interview with Auxin Solar CEO Mamun Rashid.

The U.S. solar industry has come to a halt over Auxin Solar’s request to the Dept. of Commerce to investigate whether solar modules imported from Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam are skirting trade actions against China.

Solar trade groups estimate that 16 GW of projects are in jeopardy, threatening thousands of jobs and climate goals. The Factor This! interview with Rashid is his first extensive interview since filing the anti-dumping and countervailing duties petition, which Commerce is now investigating.

In addition to Rashid, the Factor This! Auxin Solar tariff petition series will feature interviews with Lightsource bp Americas CEO Kevin Smith, Intersect Power CEO Sheldon Kimber, American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal, Heliene CEO Martin Pochtaruk, Ultra Low Carbon Solar Alliance Executive Director Michael Parr, and many more industry leaders.

About Factor This!

Factor This! is a production of Renewable Energy World, a leading renewable energy trade media publication, and Clarion Energy, the company behind energy industry-leading events like DISTRIBUTECH International and POWERGEN International. Factor This! will publish biweekly and is hosted by Renewable Energy World Content Director John Engel. Subscribe to Factor This! wherever you get your podcasts.

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