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Solar trade case talk and what’s next with SEIA CEO Abigail Ross Hopper

Solar trade case talk and what’s next with SEIA CEO Abigail Ross Hopper

February 12, 2018 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

At Solar Power Northeast last week in Boston, we grabbed 15 mins of SEIA CEO Abigail Ross Hopper’s time to chat about where SEIA and the solar industry go now that the trade case drama has ended and the 30 percent tariff is in place. Below is a truncated versionRead More

Trump imposes tariffs on solar cell, module imports

Trump imposes tariffs on solar cell, module imports

January 23, 2018 at 9:55 am 1 comment

It happened: Yesterday, President Trump’s Section 201 trade case decision was announced, and the decision was to impose tariffs on imported solar cells and modules. The tariff terms 30 percent in year one, with a 5 percent decline each year for four years. These are not as high as theRead More

Solar trade case decision this week: Do these last second appeals, long-shot deals have a chance?

Solar trade case decision this week: Do these last second appeals, long-shot deals have a chance?

January 22, 2018 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

The outcome of the solar industry’s Suniva/SolarWorld trade case is due Friday, Jan. 26, and the speculation about the decision and last second backroom dealings are running wild. Here’s everything we’ve seen in the last few days. Last second appeals The solar industry sent along its final attempts at explaining 1)Read More

Solar trade case update: Here’s a report the ITC sent explaining how ‘unforeseen’ the PV import problem was

Solar trade case update: Here’s a report the ITC sent explaining how ‘unforeseen’ the PV import problem was

January 8, 2018 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

The final outcome of the Suniva/SolarWorld  trade case still hangs over the solar industry as Trump has until Jan. 26 to make the final decision on a remedy, following the International Trade Commission’s injury ruling way back in September. It was our assumption at that time that this was just aRead More

Solar industry tells Trump to reject tariffs in ‘America First Plan’

Solar industry tells Trump to reject tariffs in ‘America First Plan’

December 5, 2017 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) sent its plan to the White House for boosting both U.S. manufacturing and the U.S. solar industry. As you might guess by the name, the America First Plan for Solar Energy, this is definitely the solar industry’s attempt to frame its message in a wayRead More

Solar trade case update: Timeline may be pushed back, says SEIA

Solar trade case update: Timeline may be pushed back, says SEIA

November 29, 2017 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

The only thing that has been certain this entire Section 201 trade case process has been the timeline of when decisions would be made. Well, that might have changed too. SEIA CEO Abigail Ross Hopper sent an email late yesterday saying that the U.S. Trade Representative sent a letter to theRead More

Solar trade case update: Overview of ITC remedies and reactions from solar executives

Solar trade case update: Overview of ITC remedies and reactions from solar executives

November 6, 2017 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

The International Trade Commission made its remedy recommendations in the Suniva/SolarWorld Section 201 trade petition case known to the world last week, which included a mix of tariffs and quotas, but nothing near the levels the petitioners were seeking. Those recommendations will be sent to Donald Trump by Nov. 13,Read More

Tariff impact on the U.S. solar market in 7 charts from GTM Research

Tariff impact on the U.S. solar market in 7 charts from GTM Research

October 18, 2017 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

The imposition of tariffs on imported solar cells and modules is more a matter of when than if at this point considering the Administration in charge, so GTM Research has been furiously crunching the numbers to understand the fallout across the U.S. solar market based on different tariff scenarios. Here’sRead More

SB Buzz Podcast: Standard Solar CEO talks trade case, Gaz Metro deal, new tech at SPI 2017

SB Buzz Podcast: Standard Solar CEO talks trade case, Gaz Metro deal, new tech at SPI 2017

September 22, 2017 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

At Solar Power International 2017, we grabbed a few minutes of Standard Solar President and CEO Scott Wiater’s time (along with some beers) to chat about the general vibe at SPI this year. The solarcoaster makes sure that each and every SPI has its own weird vibe, but the contrastRead More