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Court upholds the bifacial solar module tariff exclusion

Court upholds the bifacial solar module tariff exclusion

December 5, 2019 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

The U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) will allow the exclusion from Section 201 tariffs for bifacial modules to remain in place for the foreseeable future. In early October, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) attempted to revoke the exclusion, a decision which SEIA and several solar companiesRead More

Trump’s solar tariff disaster: 62,000 jobs and $19 billion in investments lost

Trump’s solar tariff disaster: 62,000 jobs and $19 billion in investments lost

December 3, 2019 at 10:01 am 1 comment

Tariffs on imported solar cells and modules have led to the loss of more than 62,000 U.S. jobs and $19 billion in new private sector investment, according to a market impact analysis released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The analysis comes as the midterm review process forRead More

South Carolina set to lose a bunch of solar jobs, progress after setting insanely low solar rates

South Carolina set to lose a bunch of solar jobs, progress after setting insanely low solar rates

November 21, 2019 at 9:51 am 0 comments

The solar industry made South Carolina a priority this year. The state had outdated regulations that were holding back renewable energy demand. In May, state lawmakers passed a bipartisan bill that solved all of these issues. It lifted net metering caps, allowed for solar leases and much more. As partRead More

Countdown to 2020, part VI: Time’s Up, California

Countdown to 2020, part VI: Time’s Up, California

November 21, 2019 at 9:21 am 1 comment

  This final article in our Countdown to 2020 series originally appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of Solar Builder. Subscribe here for free if you haven’t already.  The launch of California’s Title 24 new build solar mandate is less than two months away, and it’s nowhere near the topRead More

FYI: Bifacial solar module tariff exemption still has some life following temporary order, says SEIA

FYI: Bifacial solar module tariff exemption still has some life following temporary order, says SEIA

November 11, 2019 at 9:57 am 0 comments

Accoring to an update sent out by Abigail Ross Hopper, CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the association intervened in a case at the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) two weeks ago, seeking to block the U.S. government from revoking the exclusion for bifacial modules from theRead More

Tax credit support: 166 members of Congress, 70 associations call for solar ITC extension

Tax credit support: 166 members of Congress, 70 associations call for solar ITC extension

October 30, 2019 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

In a letter delivered today to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, 166 Members of Congress, representing more than 70% of the House Democratic Caucus, urged the inclusion of critical clean energy tax incentives, including an extension of the 30 percent solar ITC and inclusion of anRead More

Over 200 mayors across the country urge Congress to extend the solar Investment Tax Credit

Over 200 mayors across the country urge Congress to extend the solar Investment Tax Credit

October 22, 2019 at 6:05 am 0 comments

  Solar investment is a local issue, which is why a bipartisan group of 231 mayors from Tacoma, Wash to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. sent a letter to Congress (see here) urging them to pass the Renewable Energy Extension Act and extend the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for five years.Read More

SPI recap: Solar politics, corporate influence, diversity and system innovation stand out in 2019

SPI recap: Solar politics, corporate influence, diversity and system innovation stand out in 2019

October 1, 2019 at 11:55 am 1 comment

Solar Power International is an untamable beast for us trade publication writers. Hundreds of exhibitors with new products and services, tracks and tracks of educational sessions and a ton of on- and off-the-record tidbits from casual conversations. Plus, beers start pouring around noon. So, yeah. I jotted down as muchRead More

SEIA kicks off Solar Power International with an ITC rallying cry and a roadmap to 20 percent of generation by 2030

SEIA kicks off Solar Power International with an ITC rallying cry and a roadmap to 20 percent of generation by 2030

September 24, 2019 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

Solar Power International started like all solar conferences do with the obligatory look back at how far things have come, which always feels both meteoric (on pace for 95 GW installed!) and disappointing (less than 2 percent of total generation). But if the latest bold proclamation from the Solar EnergyRead More

New U.S. solar industry record: Utility solar pipeline booms to nearly 40 GW

New U.S. solar industry record: Utility solar pipeline booms to nearly 40 GW

September 17, 2019 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

Looks like people want that full solar Investment Tax Credit, huh? According to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report from Wood Mackenzie and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the U.S. solar industry now has the largest pipeline of utility-scale solar projects in its history — with the contractedRead More