Balance of Systems

Trump exempts Canada, Mexico from steel and aluminum tariffs

President Trump has exempted the two nations from 25% import duties on steel and 10% duties on aluminum, and has further left the door open to any nations with which the United States has a “security relationship”.

Tariffs on steel, aluminum to hit racking, tracking & mounting systems makers

IHS Markit is already predicting a 1-3 cent per watt increase in PV system prices, with the greatest impact again on utility-scale solar.

Trump’s steel, aluminum tariffs to increase solar costs

The president has announced a 25% tariff on imported steel and 10% on aluminum. While the details remain unclear, this will inevitably raise prices for PV installations.

Enphase shows turnaround in Q4 2017 results

The struggling microinverter maker narrowed losses considerably in Q4, as it unveils new products and expands in new markets.

SunLink claims 150% growth in 2017 shipments

The mounting system and tracking maker has surpassed 2 GW of solutions installed and claims 5-fold growth in its tracker solution.

SMA reaches 10 GW of installed Sunny Central inverters in North America

The German inverter maker claims a 25% market share in the utility-scale marketplace.

Record quarter for SolarEdge: 22% growth in Q3

Revenue for the power electronics company rises 22% sequentially in third quarter to reach $167 million, with more than 676 MW of inverters shipped

SMA warns of lower annual sales in light of component shortage

Third quarter financial update sees strong growth in Asia but weak U.S. large-scale project demand drags on overall sales. Order backlog increases 25% to $407 million.

Enphase narrows Q3 loss, records revenue increase

The microinverter specialist posted losses of $7 million in the third quarter but did manage to increase its revenue sequentially by 3% to $77 million.

Manufacturing and Section 201: An interview with PanelClaw CEO Costa Nicolaou (video)

In this interview with pv magazine LIVE from the SPI 2017 trade show, PanelClaw CEO Costa Nicalaou makes a case for why any trade action imposed under the Section 201 case will be bad not only for installations, but for the makers of racking, tracking and mounting systems.

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