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