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Biden Administration Backs Trump on Solar Tariff Suit

The new administration asked a federal judge to dismiss a challenge to Trump’s tariffs on imported solar. The Biden administration stood behind Trump’s stance on solar tariffs in a Monday filing with the U.S. Court of International Trade, a move that could harm efforts to challenge those duties from the solar industry’s largest trade group. […]

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Bifacial Solar Tariffs Back On After Court Ruling

The Trump administration’s solar tariff saga continues. After months of legal back-and-forth, a ruling in the U.S. Court of International Trade has reinstated tariffs on two-sided solar panels, giving the Trump administration a victory in its waning days. Despite numerous attempts by the Trump administration to reimpose tariffs on bifacial solar panels, which the administration […]

Pivot Energy Announces Plans to Develop 41 Megawatt Income-Qualified Community Solar Portfolio – EQ Mag Pro

Judge Extends Order Halting Trump Administration’s Bifacial Solar Tariffs

No answers yet on the Trump administration’s attempts to include bifacial solar in Section 201 tariffs. The U.S. Court of International Trade on Friday extended a temporary block on the Trump administration’s bid to expand Section 201 tariffs to two-sided solar panels. The extension means imported bifacial solar panels can continue to enter the United […]

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Trump Administration’s Attempt to Revoke Exclusion for Bifacial Solar Modules Hits Another Roadblock

An October presidential proclamation on Section 201 tariffs faces legal challenge. A Saturday ruling from the U.S. Court of International Trade has once again paused the Trump administration’s plans to extend Section 201 tariffs to two-sided solar panels. Judge Gary Katzmann placed a temporary restraining order on an October presidential proclamation, which members of the […]

Pivot Energy Announces Plans to Develop 41 Megawatt Income-Qualified Community Solar Portfolio – EQ Mag Pro

Solar Industry Asks Trump to Allow More Cell Imports to Spur Domestic PV Manufacturing

U.S. trade officials are preparing a midterm review of the Trump administration’s solar tariffs, with a range of potential outcomes. It’s been almost exactly two years since the Trump administration placed a 30 percent import tariff on solar cells and modules. And in large part, the industry has coped. Market conditions like module oversupply and […]

Pivot Energy Announces Plans to Develop 41 Megawatt Income-Qualified Community Solar Portfolio – EQ Mag Pro

Whiplash: Bifacial Solar Modules to Retain US Tariff Exemption

In a win for project developers, a court blocked the Trump administration from withdrawing a tariff exemption for imported bifacial solar modules. A court has blocked the Trump administration’s decision in October to take away the tariff exemptions it granted bifacial solar modules earlier this year, offering a reprieve for U.S. solar developers — and […]

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Trump Gets Manufacturing Win as Hanwha Q Cells Opens US Solar Factory

The country’s largest solar production facility officially opens Friday in Georgia, with the Trump administration expected to be in attendance. A representative of the Trump administration and Georgia Governor Brian Kemp will converge on Dalton, Georgia on Friday to celebrate a U.S. manufacturing win, as Hanwha Q Cells officially opens its solar module manufacturing facility […]

Pivot Energy Announces Plans to Develop 41 Megawatt Income-Qualified Community Solar Portfolio – EQ Mag Pro

Tariffs Cost US Solar Customers $236.5 Million

The impact of tariffs is “undeniable,” but not lasting. Customers started paying elevated prices immediately after the U.S. International Trade Commission announced its finding of “serious injury” in the Section 201 trade case, according to a recent report from solar marketplace EnergySage. Using the average tariff-related customer price increase of $0.16 per watt applied to all residential purchases since […]

Pivot Energy Announces Plans to Develop 41 Megawatt Income-Qualified Community Solar Portfolio – EQ Mag Pro

Struggling US Polysilicon Producers Are a Forgotten Casualty in the Solar Trade War With China

Polysilicon production, once dominated by America, has been taken over by China. It’s a direct consequence of tariffs and failed negotiations In January, Donald Trump sat in the Oval Office next to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and delivered a verdict thesolarindustry had anticipated for months: A 30 percent tariff would be levied on imported […]

Pivot Energy Announces Plans to Develop 41 Megawatt Income-Qualified Community Solar Portfolio – EQ Mag Pro

US Residential and Utility-Scale Solar Markets See Installations Fall for the First Time

While community solar had a strong year in 2017, rooftop and utility-scale solar took a big hit, according to the latest report from GTM Research and SEIA. The problem with experiencing a year of explosive market growth is that it can make subsequent years look soft — which is part of what happened to the […]

Pivot Energy Announces Plans to Develop 41 Megawatt Income-Qualified Community Solar Portfolio – EQ Mag Pro