Section 201 & PV Demand Report - US - 2017

The impact of Section 201 & PV module price sensitivity on US PV demand

September 28, 2017  | Subscribers Only

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PV demand in the US market could be reduced by up to 29 GW from 2018 to 2021 if new trade tariffs are implemented on PV cells and modules as a result of the Section 201 petition proposed by Suniva and SolarWorld Americas. IHS Markit has modeled the impact of various PV module price increases ($0.10/W, $0.20/W, $0.30/W, and $0.40/W) on PV deployment in the US market, based on the relative change in attractiveness within each state market compared to the reference case (No Tariff) scenario. The reference case scenario is based on the Q2 2017 edition of IHS Markit Technology’s North America Solar Market Tracker, published in June.

Edurne Zoco

Senior Manager & Principal Analyst, Solar Research Group

Edurne Zoco is a senior manager and principal analyst for the solar research group at IHS, leading upstream research and analysis.

Camron Barati

Analyst, North America Solar

Camron Barati is a Research Analyst in the IHS Technology solar team.

Cormac Gilligan

Research Manager, Solar Supply Chain

Cormac Gilligan is a Research Manager in the IHS Markit Power Technology group.

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