October 28, 2011

Is Anti-Competitive Behavior Always Bad?

James Murray, BusinessGreen

Here is a poser: are anti-competitive practices really such a bad thing when it comes to clean tech, or are they a necessary evil if we are to rapidly accelerate the rollout of low carbon technologies?

The question was sparked by the latest in a series of gloriously ill-tempered spats between the US and China, which saw a group of US solar firms file an official complaint accusing the Chinese government of "predatory and illegal aggression" in its attempts to support its domestic solar firms.

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TAGGED: US Government, Trade barriers, China, Solar energy

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