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SEIA calls for renewed effort to pass solar tax credit at Solar Power International

The U.S. solar trade organization has called for a renewed effort to pass the ITC, the coming end of which looms over the industry at the end of 2016. However, it will be an uphill battle at best.


India raises JNNSM target by 75%

Part of the entourage for Indian PM Narendra Modi's recent visit the White House.

Narendra Modi wants 15.75 GW, rather than 9 GW under the second phase of the national solar mission. Developers are meeting in New Delhi today to discuss the proposals.


Shipments of Chinese, Taiwanese PV surged before trade rulings

NPD Solarbuzz says that developers rushed to import Chinese and Taiwanese PV products into the United States in advance of preliminary tariffs, causing these products to take a dominant share of the market for the preceding four...


China coal tariffs could impact Australia solar industry

Mount Tom Price iron ore mine.

The solar industry has been worried that Australia may impose tariffs on cheap solar module imports from China. The surprise imposition of tariffs on Australian coal imports has raised the stakes dramatically.


India rejects anti-dumping: Industry reaction

Indian flag.

Despite disappointing some manufacturers, the decision by the Indian government not to introduce AD tariffs could prove positive for many local players.


SolarWorld module shipments reach record levels

SolarWorld CEO Frank Asbeck.

Company CEO Frank Asbeck confirms August and July to be best months ever for German company’s shipment volumes.


Global solar market to surpass 65 GW by 2019

Arua solar plant, Mexico

The international solar industry will expand to 65.5 GW annual installed capacity by 2019, with average annual growth of 8%, according to a new report by Lux Research.


India rejects anti-dumping duties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (as chief minister of Gujarat)

By deciding not to decide on whether or not to levy anti-dumping duties, India's Ministry of Finance has sided with solar project developers rather than the Ministry of Commerce.


pv magazine weekly news round-up: Aug 15-22

Californian solar installation.

A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.


Vikram Solar boss says Modi will not impose AD duties

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi.

The CEO of the Indian module manufacturer, and cell importer, told pv magazine Narendra Modi will find an alternative to duties. Gyanesh Chaudhary predicts long-awaited capital subsidies will be paid and called for preferential...


pv magazine's weekly news round-up: Aug 8-15

Chinese CIGS installation.

A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.


China to close polysilicon import loophole from September

Polysilicon during production.

As the U.S.-China trade war trundles on, China's Ministry of Commerce has said that it will seek to close a loophole that permits duty-free polysilicon from the U.S., EU and South Korea.


China requests extension for US trade case settlement

SolarWorld, Hillsboro, Oregon.

Letter sent by Chinese government representatives to DOC asks for another week in which to strike a deal in the ongoing solar trade war.


pv magazine's weekly news roundup

MS Turano PlanetSolar boat.

A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.


First Solar eyes Pakistan

The flag of Pakistan.

After breaking into Indian solar with its first project, the U.S. thin film giant has stated an ambition to enter Pakistan's fledgling market. Pakistan has no utility scale projects on the ground yet.


Indian government pushes states to ultra-mega projects

Indian energy minister Piyush Goyal.

Plans have emerged for the Union government of Narendra Modi to kick-start mammoth-scale projects in five states. But there has still been no indication of where the panels will come from for ultra-mega projects.


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