Proposed Steep Duties Could Cost US 18 GW of Solar Deployment by 2023: SEIA

Proposed Steep Duties Could Cost US 18 GW of Solar Deployment by 2023: SEIA

The United States solar industry could miss out on 18 GW of solar deployment by 2023 due to steep duties proposed by an anonymous group of petitioners, the Solar Energy ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Imports Up 72% YoY in Q1 2021, Exports Show a Marginal Drop of 19%

Solar Imports Up 72% YoY in Q1 2021, Exports Show a Marginal Drop of 19%

In the first quarter (Q1) of the calendar year (CY) 2021, India imported solar cells and modules amounting to $259 million (~₹18.93 billion), a 132% increase compared to Q4 CY 2020 ...
Malaysia Shortlists Bidders for 823 MW of Large-Scale Solar Projects

Malaysia Shortlists Bidders for 823 MW of Large-Scale Solar Projects

The Energy Commission of Malaysia (Suruhanjaya Tenaga) completed the competitive bidding process to develop LSSPV (Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic) Projects in Peninsular Malaysia for commercial operation in 2022/2023 and declared ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Anti Dumping Duty on Solar Glass Has Resulted in Monopoly, Shortage, Price Rise

Anti Dumping Duty on Solar Glass Has Resulted in Monopoly, Shortage, Price Rise

The solar glass shortage in China that started some six months back has started to affect the Indian solar manufacturing industry. This, coupled with the duties on glass, has started ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Ministry Notifies Countervailing Duty Imposition on Solar Glass Imported from Malaysia (2)

Ministry Notifies Countervailing Duty Imposition on Solar Glass Imported from Malaysia

The Ministry of Finance has notified the levy of a countervailing duty on the cost, insurance, and freight (CIF) value on the imports of textured and tempered (whether coated or ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Imports in CY 2020 Down by 78%, Exports Declined by 67%

Solar Imports in CY 2020 Down by 78%, Exports Declined by 67%

In the calendar year 2020, India imported solar cells and modules worth $475.78 million (~₹34.7 billion), a 78% drop compared to CY 2019. In CY 2019, the Indian solar sector had ...
Malaysia To Provide Net Metering for 500 MW of Residential and C&I Solar Systems

Malaysia To Provide Net Metering for 500 MW of Residential and C&I Solar Systems

Malaysia’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) announced its New Energy Metering Program 3.0 (NEM 3.0), which aims to incentivize the export of excess solar energy into the grid ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
DGTR Imposes Countervailing Duty of 9.71% on Solar Glass Imports from Malaysia

DGTR Imposes Countervailing Duty of 9.71% on Solar Glass Imports from Malaysia

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has imposed a countervailing duty at 9.71% of the cost, insurance, and freight (CIF) value for five years ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
After Kazakhstan, US Imposes 47.54% Duty on Silicon from Bosnia-Herzegovina & Iceland

After Kazakhstan, US Imposes 47.54% Duty on Silicon from Bosnia-Herzegovina & Iceland

The U.S. Department of Commerce decided to impose preliminary duties of 47.54% on all silicon metal imports from Iceland, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. The announcement is the latest development in the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
United States Levies 120% Import Duty on Silicon Imports from Kazakhstan

United States Levies 120% Import Duty on Silicon Imports from Kazakhstan

The U.S. Department of Commerce said it would impose preliminary duties of 120% on all silicon metal imports from Kazakhstan. American silicon manufacturers like the U.S. based subsidiary of Ferroglobe ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ JA Solar Supplies Modules for Spain's First Floating Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: JA Solar Supplies Modules for Spain’s First Floating Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: JA Solar has supplied its solar modules for Spain's first grid-connected floating solar project. The 1.1 MW ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
‘Interested Parties’ in Anti-Subsidy Investigation on Malaysian Solar Glass Imports

‘Interested Parties’ in Anti-Subsidy Investigation on Malaysian Solar Glass Imports

The Director-General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has published a list of parties interested in its anti-subsidy investigation concerning the import of textured (tempered) glass from Malaysia. This glass is used ...
Malaysia's PETRONAS Decides to Invest in a Rooftop Solar Startup

Malaysia’s PETRONAS Decides to Invest in a Rooftop Solar Startup

PETRONAS, Malaysia's state-owned gas and oil company, signed an agreement to invest in SOLS Energy Sdn Bhd, a solar energy startup. The investment will help provide renewable energy to residential ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
DGTR to Hold Oral Hearing on Anti-Subsidy Investigation of Malaysian Solar Glass Imports

DGTR to Hold Oral Hearing on Anti-Subsidy Investigation of Malaysian Solar Glass Imports

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has announced that the second hearing in the anti-subsidy investigation concerning the import of textured (tempered) glass from Malaysia will take place on ...
Malaysia Announces Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects

Malaysia Announces Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects

The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) of Malaysia has announced the launch of 1 GW solar tender. The tender has been floated under the fourth round of the ...
Spain’s Solarpack to Develop 116 MW of Solar Projects in Northern Malaysia

Spain’s Solarpack to Develop 116 MW of Solar Projects in Northern Malaysia

Solarpack, a Spanish solar company, has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 116 MW of solar projects in Malaysia. In August 2019, the company won the bid to develop ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Solar Imports to India Declined by 39% in Q2 2019

Solar Imports to India Declined by 39% in Q2 2019

India’s solar imports declined significantly in the second quarter (Q2) of the calendar year (CY) 2019. Solar modules and cells worth $399 million (~₹27.75 billion) were imported by India in ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
India’s Solar Imports Declined by 40% in Q1 2019

India’s Solar Imports Declined by 40% in Q1 2019

India’s solar imports witnessed significant decline year-over-year (YOY) in the first quarter (Q1) of the calendar year (CY) 2019, according to the latest trade data. Solar modules and cells of ...
EBRD and ADB Finance $50 Million for a Solar Project in Kazakhstan

Panasonic Sells 90% Stake in its Malaysia Manufacturing Unit to GS Solar

Panasonic Corporation, a company developing diverse electronic technologies and solutions, has announced that it has reached a collaboration and acquisition agreement with GS-Solar (China) Company Limited, a thin film solar ...
Brookfield Negotiates with ReneSola for its Distributed Solar Assets in China

Malaysia’s PETRONAS Acquires Singapore’s Distributed Solar Company Amplus Energy

Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company, PETRONAS, has announced the acquisition of Singapore-based Amplus Energy Solutions Pte Ltd (M+). In a media statement issued by PETRONAS, the company stated that ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
India Imposes Anti-dumping Duty on Import of Tempered Solar Glass from Malaysia for Five Years

India Imposes Anti-dumping Duty on Import of Tempered Solar Glass from Malaysia for 5 Years

The government of India has imposed anti-dumping duty on the import of textured tempered coated and uncoated glass from Malaysia for five years, according to the notification released by the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India Likely to Impose Anti-dumping Duty on EVA Sheet Imports for 5 Years

India Likely to Impose Anti-Dumping Duty on Solar EVA Sheet Imports for 5 Years

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended the imposition of anti-dumping duty on the imports of the Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) sheets for solar modules imported from China PR, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Malaysia Launches a 500 MW Capacity Solar Tender

The Suruhanjaya Tenaga (Energy Commission of Malaysia) has issued a 500 MW large-scale solar tender in Peninsular Malaysia. Once commissioned, the solar projects will be connected to the grid and ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Indian Solar Exports to the US to Incur 25% Safeguard Duty From June 5

Domestic Solar Manufacturers Unhappy Months after Safeguard Duty Imposition

The imposition of safeguard duty on solar cell and module imports from China and Malaysia is proving to be a bigger issue for local manufacturers than was perhaps anticipated. Last ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
India Launches Anti-Dumping Investigation into Solar Glass Imports from Malaysia

India Prepares to Impose Anti-Dumping Duty on Tempered Solar Glass Imported from Malaysia

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has issued its final findings for the anti-dumping duty investigation concerning the import of textured tempered coated and uncoated glass from Malaysia. The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar