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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 […]

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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 […]

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WoodMac: Lifting US Import Tariffs Would Knock 30 Percent Off Solar System Prices

Solar panels imported into the U.S. are significantly more expensive than those sold into the EU and Australia, WoodMac says. Solar system prices dropped 90 percent over the last nine years, but the decline was tempered by American trade tariffs, leaving U.S. prices 45 percent above those in Europe and Australia, according to new research […]

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Trump Administration Lowers Import Tariffs on Chinese Batteries

The drop from 15 percent to 7.5 percent will improve project economics, but uncertainty lingers. The White House halved import tariffs on batteries manufactured in China as part of the larger trade deal signed this week. The tariff on batteries, just part of $300 billion in Chinese goods targeted by the White House last year, […]

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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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China Solar Giant Sees Booming Growth Despite U.S. Panel Tariffs

Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. One of the world’s largest solar-panel manufacturers sees booming growth in the U.S. even if President Donald Trump doesn’t lower tariffs next year. China’s JinkoSolar Holding Co. Chief Financial Officer Charlie Cao expects U.S. demand for its […]

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