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Bifacial solar panels are no longer exempt from US Section 201 import tariffs

As of today, the dumb world of solar module tariffs is currently subjecting imported bifacial modules to a 20% penalty, the same tariff as almost all other crystalline silicon solar modules.

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Section 201, the sequel: what will come of the solar tariffs?

With the impending mid-term review of the Section 201 tariffs, Tony Clifford of Standard Solar examines the outcomes brought about thus far by the tariffs, the health of the solar industry and the how pricing has been affected.

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On the anniversary of the Section 201 tariffs, Trump talks trade

There are indications that the Trump Administration may be reaching a deal with Chinese authorities, but the trade war goes on.

EnergySage finds $236 million tax on solar due to Section 201 tariffs

The online solar marketplace describes the tariffs as a tax on solar, and notes that both the finding of injury and the tariffs themselves drove up prices.

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SunPower’s back-contact technology excluded from Section 201 tariffs

The role of SunPower’s planned purchase of SolarWorld Americas in getting a rare reprieve from the Trump Administration’s bellicose trade actions is unclear.

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Data suggests collapse of PV module imports in the wake of Section 201

Newly released EIA data shows overall module shipments falling by 2/3 in the second quarter of 2018, while pre-tariff prices remained relatively steady.

China to file WTO complaint over Section 201 duties

China’s Ministry of Commerce is arguing that the 30% import duties on solar products from China and other nations do not comply with WTO rules. The Chinese government added that its solar industry could be seriously damaged.

TrendForce: China PV policy moves to undermine Section 201 tariffs

The analytics firm is the latest to predict a decline in global PV demand this year and crushed global module prices due to Chinese policy changes. TrendForce also finds that the protectionist moves taken by the U.S. will be weakened by falling module prices.

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Majority of Americans oppose Section 201 solar panel tariffs

A new poll by the University of Maryland finds that 58% of Americans surveyed do not agree the imposition of tariffs on imported solar panels. However, Trump voters back the measure.

The U.S. solar power market, moving past Section 201

The Solar Power Finance and Investment conference provided a view into how the U.S. solar industry is adapting to the Section 201 tariffs, and what the road ahead looks like.

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