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New MIP regulation opens the European market to global module imports and begins the end of the stagnation of PV installations in Europe

October 23, 2017  | Subscribers Only


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Summary:

  • On September 16 2017, the European Commission (EC) approved the new regulation for minimum-import-prices (MIP), which is expected to slowly remove the existing trade barriers for solar cell and module imports from China and Taiwan.
  • In its new proposal, the European Commission (EU) states that “interested parties considered that a variable duty MIP will be more transparent, predictable and enforceable” and expects the international average prices recorded in Q1 2017 will be reached in the EU by September 2018.
  • The new MIP regulation includes a price differentiation between poly and monocrystalline technologies for both PV cells and modules.
  • IHS Markit anticipates that the step-wise reduction of the minimum import prices is likely to lead to some delay of project realization towards the second half of the year.

 

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