Bifacial Solar Panels Lose Tariff Exemption After Biden Reverses Course

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Solar Power World 1:29 pm on May 16, 2024

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The U.S. Biden administration is revoking bifacial panels' exemption, raising the tariff-rate quota (TRQ) for silicon solar cells from 5 GW to 7.5 GW annually, impacting import tariffs and manufacturing sectors. Various industry stakeholders have responded positively, emphasizing the need for trade practices remediation through raised tariffs until a new safeguard's implementation in February 2026.

  • Tariff Increase: The U.S. has increased the TRQ on silicon solar cells to 7.5 GW, revoking previous bifacial panels exemption.
  • Stakeholder Reactions: Responses from industry representatives highlighting support for the Biden administration's move.
  • Impact on Imports and Manufacturing: Affected solar panel imports increase, with implications for domestic manufacturers seeking access to supply chains.
  • Federal Policy Shift: The administration's action represents a shift from the prior approach of weakened trade measures through exemptions.
  • Trade Practices Remediation: Raising tariffs is seen as a temporary measure to address anti-competitive practices until long-term safeguards take effect.

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