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.

US ITC Approves Tariffs on Southeast Asia PV Imports
US ITC investigates solar imports from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam, potentially impacting local manufacturing. Duties to be set by Department of Commerce.
Jun 10, 2024 // Tariffs, us itc
Biden Boosts US Solar Manufacturing Amid Import Surge
Biden administration takes bold steps to protect US solar panel manufacturers from unfair trade practices, ensuring a level playing field in the clean energy industry.
May 16, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Tariffs, USA, North America, biden
US Solar Makers Seek Tariffs on Asian Imports
US solar manufacturers push for tariffs on Southeast Asian imports, citing unfair competition. Potential tariffs up to 271.5% could impact project costs and industry growth.
Apr 25, 2024 // Tariffs, USA, North America
US Solar Makers Challenge Biden's Tariff Holiday
Domestic US solar manufacturers are challenging the Biden administration to ensure fair access to the US market. Without the tariffs, Chinese trade cheats could benefit while US solar projects could risk potential delays. Stockpiles of solar panels may soften the blow.
Jan 5, 2024 // Tariffs, USA, North America, biden
US Weighs Tariffs on Chinese EVs, Solar
The US is reportedly considering raising tariffs on Chinese goods, including EVs and solar products, to limit reliance and protect the US green industry. With Biden in office, officials are debating tariffs and looking to review them early in 2021. Potential targets include EV battery packs and consumer products, though the impact on the yuan and Chinese markets may be limited.
Dec 21, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, USA, China, Asia, North America
Europe Warns: Tariffs Risk Solar Boom
SolarPower Europe urges EU policy makers not to impose tariffs on imported solar equipment as it could impede clean energy installation. Instead, incentivise resilient European solar production for a better win-win strategy. EU set a record in 2020 with 40Gw of solar capacity, but risk repeating past dips if restrictions are enacted.
Oct 2, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Europe
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