Bifacial modules excluded from Section 201 tariffs, returns rates to 15%
China and the U.S. recall their firm commitment to working together to address the climate crisis at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, after years of disputes over trade and politics.
U.S. Commerce Department declines AD/CVD anti-circumvention petitions
On November 10, the US Department of Commerce rejected the petition from American Solar Manufacturers Against Chinese Circumvention (A-SMACC) to initiate an anti-circumvention investigation into cells and modules imported from Malaysia, Thailand, and Viet
Solar cell and module: The big picture outlook for prices and demand
In 2021, PV supply chain see dramatic price fluctuations. Polysilicon shortages crippled production output across the supply chain, whilst energy intensity and consumption control and power rationing imposed since September affected overall raw material s
US anti-circumvention investigation and capacity expansion in Southeast Asia
U.S. solar manufacturers recently filed petitions to the U.S. Department of Commerce, requesting an investigation into alleged circumvention of anti-dumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD) by Chinese PC manufacturers.
China takes big stride towards its carbon peak goal
Foreign media last month reported China’s plan to construct a 400-GW utility-scale wind and solar project in the deserts of western China.
PV manufacturers call to action amid challenges brought by China’s power rationing
China’s power rationing is widening. So far, the power cuts have expanded to 20 provinces and autonomous regions, including major polysilicon and wafer manufacturing hubs Yunnan, as well as Jiangsu and Zhejiang, where most cell, module, and BOM material m
Saudi utility firm launches over $1 billion IPO
Following Armco, Saudi Arabia-based major utility developer ACWA Power announced an international initial public offering (IPO) plan in September. ACWA’s IPO is expected to raise USD 1.2 billion, the biggest offering since in Riyadh since the listing of A
1H21 financial statements of vertically integrated companies
After the release of Jinko’s first half 2021 financial results, major PV manufacturers have all followed suit, publishing their operational performances. Overall, leading manufacturers saw stagnant, or even declining, gross profits and revenues, thanks to
China’s dual-control on energy intensity target to hit PV supply chain in Q4
China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) published a notice on “Dual-Control Policy of Energy Consumption and Intensity” recently, specifying the energy intensity target set for the country, and directs each province (including autonomous