solar tariffs

Solar Glass Maker Borosil Renewables Still To Close Interfloat Acquisition

Mumbai based solar glass maker Borosil Renewables has paused its deal to acquire European Solar glassmaker Interfloat GmBH pending a more complete evaluation of the firm. Due to the recent incident of glass leakage around the melting area of the furnace at the solar glass manufacturing facility of GMB, the Board of Directors of the […]

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As US Continues Pressure On Chinese Manufacturers, Solar Growth Stalls

The long running investigation into dumping, or imports from China into the US continues on its run, impacting firms, and now, it seems overall solar growth in the US in a big way. As one of the world’s largest solar export markets and one that offers higher margins than many, the US market has long […]

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U.S. to consider tariffs on solar panels made in Southeast Asia

U.S. trade officials on Monday said they will launch an investigation that could result in tariffs on solar panels imported from four Southeast Asian nations, a blow to clean energy project developers that rely on cheap imports to keep costs down. The Commerce Department’s decision regarding imports from Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia was a […]

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US Tariff Extension on solar products hurts energy goals: China

The Biden administration in the U.S. has extended Trump-era tariffs on imported solar products for four years but made changes to exempt many more products from the levies, such as the more modern bifacial panels, which are key for Biden’s climate agenda because they are the most efficient and will be increasingly used in large […]

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Continued Tariffs On Module Imports to US On Agenda For Biden

While a court ruling might have dented some of the tariffs imposed on module imports, in this case Bifacial module imports to the US, the odds of Trump era tariffs continuing remain high for the foreseeable future. This is as much due to continuing tensions with China, the key target, than the need to allow […]

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Respite for South East Asia Manufacturers, As US Delays Decision on Solar Tariffs

The complaint by a group of manufacturers calling themselves the American Solar Manufacturers Against Chinese Circumvention, or A-SMACC that sought higher tariffs on Southeast Asian solar-power imports has led to an interesting situation with the US department of commerce asking the firms to identify themselves first. The issue had been raised by the largest body […]

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US Solar Developers Warn Of Threat to Solar From Import Duties

A strong pushback has started in the US, on the threat of import duties from countries in South East Asia, especially Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand. A letter on behalf of 190 companies, primarily developers, contractors and financiers warns that punitive duties, if applied, would risk jeopardising almost 18 GW of Solar projects in the US, […]

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India Added 2,110 MW Solar Power Capacity in Q2 ’21: BRIDGE TO INDIA

India added 2,110 MW solar power capacity in Q2 2021, according to the the Q2 2021 edition of its “India Solar Compass” report that was recently released by BRIDGE TO INDIA. The report provides a detailed quarterly update of all key sector trends and developments – capacity addition, leading players, tender and policy issuance, equipment […]

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No way out for Stranded Thermal Assets in India, Amid RE Push : IEEFA

India’s 40 GW of stressed and stranded thermal power assets, identified by a parliamentary committee in March 2018, still linger on – most of them without any feasible resolution. India’s 40 gigawatts (GW) of stressed and stranded thermal power assets, identified by a special parliamentary committee in March 2018, still linger on – most of […]

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