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.
Tuesday, 15 Nov 2022
The Indian Ministry of Commerce & Industry, through the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has terminated its ongoing anti-dumping investigation into imported solar cells from China, Thailand and Vietnam, after the original applicant In.
Friday, 21 Oct 2022
Indian Ministry of Finance has excluded solar power plants from paying concessional custom duty on importing PV equipment for projects as is allowed under Project Import Regulations, 1986, thereby shutting the loophole that some developers had report.
Wednesday, 27 Jul 2022
US based Universal Solar America is opening a solar module manufacturing facility in Panama, with an annual capacity of 600 MW that it claims will be 100% compliant with the US Department of Commerce’s (DOC) Withhold and Release Order (WRO) on Hoshine Silicon.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
Tuesday, 22 Feb 2022
Schneider Electric has acquired controlling stake in EnergySage; CUSMA dispute settlement panel rules in favor of Canada in case with US on solar safeguard tariffs; Timken will supply its high-precision drives for 2 GW Al Dhafra PV2 site in UAE’s Abu Dhabi.
Friday, 11 Feb 2022
The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) fears over 10 GW AC solar power capacity in India to plunge into ‘uncertainty and might not get commissioned’ if it is not grandfathered from the imposition of Basic Customs Duty (BCD) on imported solar cells and modules.
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.
Wednesday, 17 Nov 2021
There is good news for the US solar market as the US Court of International Trade (CIT) has upheld the exclusion of bifacial solar modules from Section 201 tariffs that were imposed by previous US President Donald Trump in 2018, and planned to be continued by the current administration.
MNRE Says From April 1, 2022 Solar Cells Imported Into India To Attract 25% & Solar Modules 40% Basic Customs Duty To Encourage Domestic Production; No Grandfathering Of Bid Out Projects
Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has confirmed India is imposing Basic Customs Duty (BCD) on imported solar cells and modules with effect from April 1, 2022.
Tata Power Solar Secures LOA For 320 MW Solar Project; AGEL Commissions 150 MW Capacity; Solar Panel Making Unit By Self-Help Women’s Group; Developers Do Not Want Basic Custom Duty Introduction In Budget FY 2021-22
Monday, 25 Jan 2021
LoA for 320 MW solar project for Tata Power Solar: Tata Power Solar has received letter of award (LOA) for a 320 MW ground mounted solar PV project from the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).
Canada Requests Consultations With US On ‘Unwarranted’ & ‘Illegal’ Safeguard Tariffs On Solar Products Made In Canada Complaining Of Decline In Solar Exports Since January 2018 Due To Tariffs
Friday, 08 Jan 2021
A Canadian government entity has approached its counterpart in the US to complain about the continued, ‘unwarranted’ and ‘illegal’ safeguard tariffs on solar products made in Canada, seeking consultations as first steps in the Canada-United .
Acting On Gujarat Borosil Petition, DGTR India Imposes Countervailing Duty On Imported Textured Tempered Glass From Malaysia
Tuesday, 22 Dec 2020
India’s DGTR has concluded during the course of its investigation that imposing countervailing duty on tempered textured solar glass from Malaysia will remove the unfair advantages gained by subsidization and create level playing field.
India To Factor In Advanced Technology For Solar PV Under Future Bids To Encourage Domestic Manufacturing, Says MNRE; Focus Can Be On Technologies As Direct Wafer, HJT, Tandem Cells & Bifacial Modules
Thursday, 08 Oct 2020
MNRE, NITI Aayog and Invest India event India PV Edge 2020 brought together stakeholders from policy, businesses, technology and equipment suppliers and investment firms to discuss ways and potential for India to have its own solar PV manufacturing capacity to meet demand.
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