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U.S. International Trade Commission Recommends Extension of Solar Tariffs

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has recommended an extension of Section 201 global safeguard tariffs on solar cells and modules. President Joe Biden...
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SEIA Responds to Commerce Department’s Rejection of Anonymous Solar Tariff Petitions

The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued a letter outright rejecting an unlawful request for circumvention tariffs on solar products from three countries in...

DOE Launches Cyber Solutions Deployment Program for Threats to Power Grid

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) are launching the Clean Energy Cybersecurity Accelerator, a technology partnership of...

U.S. Solar Manufacturers Urge Tariff Extensions, SEIA Retorts

U.S.-based solar photovoltaic module manufacturers Auxin Solar and Suniva Inc. have filed a petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to extend the...

Coalition Backs Residential Solar Parity Legislation

The 25D Parity Coalition, a coalition of solar companies, cooperatives and nonprofits, is welcoming the introduction of the Residential Solar Opportunity Act of 2021....

NAACP Initiative Launches New Principles for Equitable Solar Policy

The Solar Equity Initiative has released a set of "Equitable Solar Policy Principles" that are designed to ensure internal alignment and develop a shared...
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Feds Considering Transmission and Interconnection Overhaul

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANOPR) on reforms to transmission and interconnection rules for energy...

DOE Investing Billions to Improve Nation’s Transmission Grid

In support of the current administration’s commitment to modernize the nation’s power grid and infrastructure and deliver 100% clean energy to businesses and homeowners...

California Congressman Introduces MICROGRID Act

Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., has introduced the Making Imperiled Communities Resistant to Outages with Generation that is Resilient, Islandable, and Distributed (MICROGRID) Act.   The legislation...

Biden Introduces the American Jobs Plan, Proposing 10-Year ITC Extension

President Joe Biden has introduced the $2 trillion American Jobs Plan, and with it, a 10-year extension and phase-down of an expanded direct-pay investment...

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