Today’s proclamation upholds the exclusion for bifacial panels and increases the annual tariff rate quota to 5GW for cells.
The solar industry reacts to appeal after the ITC had reversed a Trump administration move to strengthen Section 201 safeguard duties on certain solar products.
SEIA responds that a new round of tariffs will hamper U.S. solar development and forestall this administration’s vision of becoming a world leader in clean energy.
The issue now moves to President Joe Biden who will decide whether or not to extend the tariffs beyond their February 2022 expiration.
The industry trade group submitted a brief in advance of a November 3 hearing on the effectiveness of the Trump-era Section 201 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.
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.
There are indications that the Trump Administration may be reaching a deal with Chinese authorities, but the trade war goes on.
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.
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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