A worker checks a solar module at the factory of Longi Green Technology in Xian, capital of northern China's Shaanxi province. Photo: Reuters
A worker checks a solar module at the factory of Longi Green Technology in Xian, capital of northern China's Shaanxi province. Photo: Reuters

Republicans urge Biden to be tough on Chinese solar gear over human rights

  • Trade curbs in the Uygur Forced Labor Prevention Act are already thwarting imports of solar panels and other gear critical to renewable power projects
  • Some exporters preemptively have halted shipments to the US over concerns they will be detained at the border

A worker checks a solar module at the factory of Longi Green Technology in Xian, capital of northern China's Shaanxi province. Photo: Reuters
A worker checks a solar module at the factory of Longi Green Technology in Xian, capital of northern China's Shaanxi province. Photo: Reuters
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