American Solar Tarriffs

President Trump Approves Solar Tariffs

An Emerging Industry Faces Uncertain Hurdles President Trump recently approved recommendations by the International Trade Commission (ITC) to impose steep tariffs on silicon-based solar panels. With 95 percent of solar panels in U.S. solar projects currently imported from Southeast Asia, the tariffs pose future uncertainties to the industry. Proponents of Domestic Solar had sought a […]

Utility Solar Array

Solar Energy Leads Transformation of Global Energy Markets

Heading into 2018 the future has never looked brighter for renewable energy sources, with solar energy poised to become the leading source for cheap, renewable energy around the globe. The solar energy boom continued throughout last year due to a combination of increasing private investment, acceptance of clean energy policies, and reduced equipment costs allowed […]

Renewable energy in California

Tariffs on Solar Energy Recommended by U.S. Trade Commission

This past October the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) made recommendations to impose tariffs on silicon-based solar panels, in addition to establishing a licensing fee on some solar equipment. By making their recommendations the ITC has essentially confirmed ongoing claims that unregulated imports have damaged the commercial viability of US manufacturing of solar panels […]