Heliene Will Become First Foreign Solar Company to Produce Modules After Trump Tariffs

By [email protected] Canadian-based solar company Heliene will soon be making modules at a retooled Minnesota production facility. It’s the first new plant since Donald Trump announced tariffs on imported crystalline-silicon solar cells and modules.

JinkoSolar, Hanwha Q Cells, FirstSolar, LG and SunPower have announced moves to expand U.S. operations in recent months. But Heliene’s is the first foreign-owned facility to move into production after the Trump administration’s Section 201 decision.

Though Heliene made the decision to move into the U.S. before the 30 percent tariffs were imposed, producing modules in Minnesota will help the company circumvent costly duties.

“We didn’t do any announcement,”

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