December 10, 2023

solar tariffs

Commerce Dept. to Reimpose Tariffs on SE Asian Solar Manufacturers

The Commerce Department's ruling highlights the conflict between U.S. solar industry's ambitious targets for market growth and its ongoing dependence on China for key components.

EPA Launches $7B Solar for All Program
The EPA launched a $7 billion grant competition to expand residential solar in low-income communities.
Biden to Veto Bipartisan Rollback of Solar Tariff Moratorium
Biden plans to veto a joint resolution rolling back a two-year moratorium on tariffs on solar panels and cells from four Southeast Asian countries.
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Congressional Republicans Seek Changes to Biden’s Energy Policies
Congressional Republicans stepped up attacks on the Biden Administration's energy policies this week, attempting to leverage the debt ceiling to force change.
Solar Industry Slams Commerce Decision Extending Solar Tariffs
The Commerce Dept. issued a preliminary decision that may extend tariffs on solar components imported from companies in Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand & Vietnam.
NiSource Defers Coal Retirement, Blames Probe into Solar Panel Imports
NiSource will postpone retirement of an Indiana coal plant because of the Commerce Dept.'s probe into tariff evasion by Chinese importers of solar components.
House E&C Committee
GOP to Granholm: ‘You’re Anti-Fossil Fuels, Aren’t You?’
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said the United States will boost its liquified natural gas exports to 15 billion cubic feet per day by the end of the year.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
SEIA Predicts Severe Fallout from Commerce Probe of Solar Imports
The solar industry could take a hit if the US Commerce Dept. concludes that solar panels imported from 4 Asian countries are actually Chinese goods, SEIA said.
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NextEra Shares Tumble on Solar Supply Woes
NextEra Energy lost almost 10% of its market value after telling the financial community that issues from Asian suppliers could delay some projects.
Solar Sector Braces for Tariff Probe Impact
A U.S. Commerce Department investigation into claims that China circumvented U.S. tariffs on solar components is already having a chilling effect.

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