21 Mar '12, 9pm

U.S. Solar Tariff Ruling Provides Much-Needed Certainty

U.S. Solar Tariff Ruling Provides Much-Needed Certainty

A flurry of activity ensued when the ruling was announced shortly after noon, as show attendees – many of them carrying printouts of the news – rushed to share the details with their colleagues and customers. Whichever side of this controversial issue you’re on, I believe this news is positive for the U.S. solar energy industry. Many potential customers have been waiting on the sidelines for this ruling since last fall, unwilling to proceed with projects until they knew how much their PV panels were going to cost. This ruling brings a new level of clarity and certainty to the market, and now the accumulated backlog of projects should begin to move forward. Of course there is still some uncertainty left on the horizon with the anti-dumping decision coming in May and the review of this whole matter later this year but at least we have a set of ground rules to run with. The n...

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