Tag: Solar Tariff

News and Policies, U.S.

This legislative tool could help Congress undo Biden’s solar tariff pause

January 31, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in Congress is hoping to use a legislative tool to roll back an executive order that paused for two years any new tariffs on solar modules imported from Southeast Asia. The group aims to use […]

Energy Economics

New Federal Tariffs Can’t Stop US Solar Industry, But States Still Can

April 16, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

Just a couple of months ago, renewable energy advocates warned that President* Trump’s new solar tariff would kill off 80,000 jobs in the US solar industry this year. Whelp, the 30% tariff on imported photovoltaic panels went into effect on […]

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Trump’s solar tariff gamble pays off for now

January 31, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Well that was fast. Barely one week after President Donald Trump announced a stiff 30 percent tariff on Chinese-made solar panels, a leading Chinese solar company announced plans to build a plant inside the United States. Jinko Solar made the […]

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Trump Imposes 30% Imported Solar Tariff, Threatens 23,000 Jobs In 2018

January 23, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

After 9 months of uncertainty and vitriol, US President Donald Trump has decided this week to impose a 30% tariff on imported solar cells and modules in response to a Section 201 trade case filed by Suniva and SolarWorld back […]