Lawyers: US president’s order to block electric equipment purchases if they are judged a national threat creates more questions than it answers but it ‘arguably’ does not apply to solar and wind.
Order signed by US president grants importers 90-day deferment on the payment of duties, taxes and fees to help with COVID-19 impacts, but does not extend the lifeline to PV components.
US trade reps move once more to scrap reprieve for two-sided modules from Section 201 tariffs, but measure cannot come into force until last year’s court injunction is lifted.
US cannot defeat China’s ‘state capitalism’ through import barriers alone, top official Jason E. Kearns says after US probe shows domestic cell makers are declining despite Trump’s protectionism.
Manufacturer tells PV Tech of ambitions to triple annual shipments to the country within three years and stage a shift to bifacial to better serve utility-scale projects.
US court blocks administration’s scrapping of Section 201 tariff exemption to give Invenergy time to wage legal battle against u-turn, a dispute the judge feels Invenergy is likely to win.
Tech giant inks PPA with Apex's Altavista, GIG's Savion eyes 8GW solar and storage pipeline, Trump advisor reported to blast Section 201 bifacial 'loophole'.
US solar industry trade body, SEIA has successfully won a temporary restraining order (TRO) on the withdrawal of the Section 201 import tariffs exemption to the importation on bifacial solar modules.
U-turn by Trump administration may slow bifacial switch by Southeast Asian makers but will not stop technology from capturing utility-scale market by early 2020s, analysts tell PV Tech.
Momentum was building even before it was exempted from Trump's trade tariffs but now supply could be the chief constraint on bifacial solar.
Bifacial solar modules will be officially exempted from President Trump’s 25% trade tariffs later today.
SEIA, Wood Mackenzie: Section 201 disruption drives 7% year-on-year drop in utility solar additions even as contracted pipeline hits all-time records.
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, Hanwha Q CELLS, has completed its 1.7GW module assembly facility in Dalton, Georgia - the second major module production facility opened in America this week by foreign firms.
US-headquartered high-efficiency solar panel manufacturer SunPower Corp has started ramping production at its first volume manufacturing plant in Oregon, USA.
Annual global PV installations in 2019 are expected to rise by 18%, reaching a generation capacity of 123GW on the year, according to the latest report released by IHS Markit.