Solar Tariffs News

How do solar tariffs vary around the globe? How do they change as the solar industry grows? What factors influence power tariffs? How is power price interconnected with solar production cost? Which countries sell solar energy the cheapest and why? All the related news and fresh information is presented in this category.

Biden vetos solar tariff moratorium strategy
ACORE welcomes the move to stop an adjustment to the policies for renewable developers
May 17, 2023 // Tariffs, USA, North America, Joe Biden, Gregory Wetstone
United States House passes legislation to repeal solar tariff moratorium
The US House of Representatives on Friday voted to approve a resolution that would repeal a two-year moratorium on tariffs on solar panels and cells from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand as well as Vietnam.
May 1, 2023 // Tariffs, USA, North America, Abigail Ross Hopper, Joe Biden
Last AD/CVD decision on Southeast Asian solar cells as well as panels pushed to August
The Dept. of Commerce has actually pushed the target date to issue a final decision on an antidumping/countervailing duties (AD/CVD) circumvention examination to August 17, 2023. The final decision was initially meant to come following week.
Apr 27, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, South Asia, AD/CVD, Jose Rivera
Biden Threatens to Veto Bill to Lift Moratorium on Solar Tariffs
President Joe Biden is threatening to veto regulations that would re-instate tariffs as high as 254% on photovoltaic panels imported from Southeast Asia, the White House stated Monday.
Apr 25, 2023 // Tariffs, Policy, USA, North America, Joe Biden
Congress starts process to repeal Biden's 2-year time out on solar panel tariffs
A Congressional Review Act (CRA) to repeal President Joe Biden's 2022 two-year moratorium on new solar tariffs is currently officially in motion. The House Ways and Means Committee authorized the CRA earlier today.
Apr 21, 2023 // Tariffs, USA, North America, Joe Biden, solar tariff
Tariffs, equipment detentions caused united state solar market to decrease 16% in 2022
The USA added 20.2 GW of new solar capacity in 2022, a 16% decrease from 2021. This was most likely attributed to an examination into new anti-circumvention tariffs by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, as well as equipment detainments by Customs and also Border Protection under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.
Mar 9, 2023 // Tariffs, USA, North America
Russian Aluminum Imports Sanctioned With 200% Tariff by The US
President Joe Biden signed a proclamation to impose a 200% tariff on aluminum imports from Russia, citing threats to national security. This tariff will affect solar panel frames, racking, and structural mounts used in photovoltaic arrays.
Feb 28, 2023 // Tariffs, Policy, USA, Aluminum, North America, Joe Biden
Bihar (BERC) Gives Green Signal to 600 MW Solar Purchases From SECI
BERC has allowed the procurement at a tariff of Rs 2.50/ kWh as well as the trading margin has been kept at Rs 0.07 for every kWh. The commission order located that SECI tariff was competitive and also less than DISCOMs' average cost of power purchase for financial year 2022-23.
Jan 2, 2023 // Tariffs, India, SECI, Asia, BERC, Bihar, Bihar Electricity Regulation Commission, Bihar State Power Holding Company, BSPHC, Renewable Purchase Obligation, SBE Renewable Fifteen
Major modifications for private PV systems in California
In the US state of California, among the world's largest photovoltaic markets and also without a doubt the biggest market for personal PV systems in the United States, the regulatory authority responsible for public utilities, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), has actually made serious changes to the tariffs for tiny as well as medium-sized solar.
Dec 21, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Policy, USA, CPUC, California Public Utilities Commission, North America
US Crackdown on Solar-Tariff Dodgers Endangers Biden's Green Ambitions
Commerce Department's trade probe findings threaten to chill planned US solar panel projects.
Dec 5, 2022 // Tariffs, USA, China, Asia, North America, Joe Biden, Mike Carr
240 solar firms call for termination of ongoing U.S. solar tariff situation
In a letter to Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo launched by the U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), 240 companies and organizations have actually asked for the termination of an ongoing proceeding to impose punitive tariffs on "solar products"-- solar modules from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand as well as Vietnam.
Nov 22, 2022 // Tariffs, USA, North America, gina raimondo
Tariffs Threaten to Undermine Global Shift to Clean Power
Protectionist policies limit flow of goods as well as capital: study Such procedures can add 25% to solar module prices by 2030
Oct 27, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, USA, North America, John Helveston, George Washington University
Photovoltaic panel business demand reimbursement on Trump's bifacial module tariffs
The tail-end of the Trump-era Sec. 201 tariffs on imported photovoltaic panels was chaotic for every person. Initially established in 2018, 30% tariffs were placed on crystalline silicon cells and modules being imported into the United States. Imported bifacial panels were omitted from the tariffs in June 2019 because of there being no substantial residential production capability of the specialized product.
Oct 20, 2022 // Tariffs, USA, Trump, North America
United States to get rid of guard tariffs on solar imports from Canada
The US as well as Canada have agreed on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to solve a dispute on trade in solar products, where the US will remove its safeguard tariffs on solar items from Canada.
Jul 8, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, USA, Canada, North America, MoU
US Deepens China Solar Tariff Probe With Scrutiny of 8 Firms
Longi, Trina, Jinko get questionnaires from Commerce Companies required to submit material source information
May 16, 2022 // Tariffs, USA, China, Asia, LONGi, North America, Jinko, Trina