Trina Solar Getting Vietnam Wafer Fab Ready For US
China’s Trina Solar Dedicates 6.5 GW Solar Wafer Fab In Vietnam To Exclusively Serve US Market & Receive Exemption From Circumvention
Friday, 13 Jan 2023
China’s Trina Solar says its 6.5 GW silicon solar wafer manufacturing facility in Vietnam, with polysilicon sourced from outside China, is set to exclusively serve the US market once it starts commercial operations in mid-2023 which it claims will .
TrendForce Expects Up To 40 GW Solar Demand In US In 2023
High Labor & Energy Costs To Prevent Locally Produced Modules Become Cost Competitive In US, Says TrendForce, Hence Import Ban On Xinjiang Needs Attention
Thursday, 08 Dec 2022
The US is not likely to become a cost competitive producer of solar modules anytime soon as it faces relatively high labor and energy costs, says TrendForce that sees the country continuing to rely on foreign imports in the future even as a 2-year an.
US Finds Chinese Companies Dodging Circumvention Tariffs
DOC Claims 4 Chinese Heavyweights Evading US AD/CVD Tariffs; SEIA Calls It A ‘Mistake’; ACORE Says Attempt To Further ‘Chill’ Industry; Roth Anticipates Challenge To Biden’s 2-Year Tariff Waiver
Tuesday, 06 Dec 2022
The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has found 4 Chinese companies evading antidumpting duty (ADC) and countervailing duty (CVD) on solar cells and modules originating from China by shipping these to the US from Southeast Asian nations, but says dutie.
China’s Jolywood Scraps Indonesian Plans
COVID-19 & Geopolitical Challenges Prompt Jolywood To Pull Brakes On Indonesia Production
Wednesday, 15 Jun 2022
Chinese integrated solar PV manufacturer Jolywood has decided to not go ahead with its planned 2.5 GW cell and module production plans in Indonesia citing reasons varying from COVID-19 to anti-circumvention investigation of the US and Ukraine war’s impact.
Biden Saves The Day For US Solar Industry
Imported Solar Cells & Modules Get Reprieve From US Tariffs For 24-Months
Tuesday, 07 Jun 2022
US President Joe Biden turned the proverbial savior for the country’s solar industry after he used his executive powers to offer a 24-month reprieve for imported solar components to enter US borders without tariffs, to ensure a reliable supply till.
North America PV News Snippets
First Solar To Supply 378 MW Modules To Scout Clean Energy & More From OGUSA, SEIA, Axium
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
First Solar lands 378 MW order from Scout Clean Energy; OGUSA and Oriden to co-develop 700 MW solar and storage in the US; 19 US governors want Commerce Department to expedite anti-circumvention solar tariff case; Axium has acquired BlueWave.
US Could End Up With 10.07 GW AC Solar In 2022
Rystad Energy Sees Department of Commerce Investigation Jeopardizing US Solar Installations In 2022
Monday, 16 May 2022
Analysts at Rystad Energy estimate 10.07 GW AC new solar capacity additions in the US in 2022, the lowest annual since 2019, as opposed to 27 GW AC it was expected to install this year, thanks to US Department of Commerce (DOC) probe into solar panel imports from Southeast Asian nations.
FTC Solar Declares Q1/2022 Financial Results
US AD/CVD Investigation Impact: FTC Solar Withdraws 2022 Annual Guidance
Thursday, 12 May 2022
FTC Solar is witnessing US project decisions and schedules being pushed out in time as a result of the AD/CVD investigation initiated by the US Department of Commerce (DOC) adding to current challenges in module procurement because of which it has now withdrawn annual guidance for 2022.
US Senators Demand Expediting DOC Investigation
22 US Senators Want Biden To Reject Auxin Solar Petition; Roth Sees Further Trouble With UFLPA
Wednesday, 04 May 2022
Political support is forthcoming for the US solar development industry as 22 Senators have appealed to President Joe Biden to reject the request of Auxin Solar for retroactive tariffs on Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia that supply over more .
First Solar’s Q1/2022 Financial Results
Lower Module Sales & ASPs Pull Down First Solar’s Q1/2022 Net Sales; Company Posts Net Loss
Friday, 29 Apr 2022
American CdTe solar module manufacturer First Solar, Inc says decrease in module sales volume, ASP and lower project revenues in Japan pulled down its Q1/2022 revenues of $367 million 59% QoQ and 54% YoY, even as it booked 11.9 GW DC new capacity during the reporting quarter alone.
SEIA Cuts US Solar Forecast For Next 2 Years By 46 (Percent)
Expect 24 GW Planned Capacity Loss In US By 2023 Thanks To Anti-Circumvention Case
Thursday, 28 Apr 2022
With the ongoing anti-circumvention investigation at the behest of Auxin Solar, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has slashed its solar PV forecast for the US market by 46%, fearing 24 GW of planned solar capacity not coming online in 2022 and 2023.
First Solar Bags 1 GW Solar Module Supply Contract
Leeward Renewable Energy Expands Module Supply Contract With First Solar By 1 GW DC
Tuesday, 26 Apr 2022
First Solar, Inc has grown its order book by 1 GW DC after Leeward Renewable Energy (LRE) contracted the US solar module manufacturer to supply this capacity of its ‘advanced, ultra-low carbon’ thin film panels.
NextEra: Up To 2.8 GW US Solar & Storage May Shift To 2023
US Commerce Department Circumvention Investigation for Solar Module Imports Hampering NextEra Energy’s 2022 Project Plans
Friday, 22 Apr 2022
US electricity utility NextEra Energy warns of approximately 2.1 GW to 2.8 GW of its solar and storage projects scheduled for installation in 2022 to be shifted to 2023 due to lack of sufficient solar panel supply, till the US Department of Commerce .
SEIA’s Auxin Solar Survey Preliminary Results
US Solar Manufacturers Expect Damage to Business With DOC’s Anti-Circumvention Investigation
Wednesday, 06 Apr 2022
Jobs in the US solar PV industry as well as projects, both are at risk with the US Department of Commerce (DOC) undertaking the anti-circumvention investigation entertaining an Auxin Solar petition, fear 3/4th of respondents to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) survey.
North America PV News Snippets
Enphase Expands Manufacturing Footprint To Romania & More From Array, VUI, SEIA
Tuesday, 05 Apr 2022
Flex to manufacture Enphase Energy’s microinverters in Romania; Array to supply trackers for Gemini Solar & Storage Project; Canadian company wants solar for uranium in Virginia; SEIA launches survey to assess impacts of Auxin Solar petition on the solar industry.
US To Take Up Circumvention Tariff Probe
Advantage: Auxin Solar, As US Commerce Department Agrees To Launch Investigation Into Anti-Circumvention Tariff Plea
Tuesday, 29 Mar 2022
Acting on US solar module manufacturer Auxin Solar’s petition filed in February 2022, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) says it will initiate an investigation into companies circumventing antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) by importin.
Another Solar Tariff Petition In US
Auxin Solar Files Anti-Circumvention Petition Against Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand & Cambodia
Wednesday, 09 Feb 2022
The ongoing solar trade tariff saga in the US has one more addition as the US Department of Commerce has been approached by local solar panel manufacturer and OEM company Auxin Solar to initiate anti-circumvention tariffs enquiry for solar crystallin.
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