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[email protected] on Solar PV: The Trump Effect on Manufacturing, Jobs, Solar R&D

Jenn Runyon, Chief Editor of Renewable Energy World and Paula Mints, Chief Market Research Analyst with SPV Market Research discuss three hot topics in the global solar industry for three minutes each. 

Today’s topics include how the Trump administration is affecting solar manufacturing in the United States – Will the 30 percent solar tariffs drive it up? We’ll also look at the recently released solar jobs census, which shows a drop in solar employment numbers for the first time in seven years. Is Trump to blame? Lastly, we’ll look at the proposed budget for the U.S. government.

For Further Reading:

Solar Tariffs Could Be Driving Up Solar Manufacturing in the United States

Section 201 Solar Trade Case Killed Jobs Before It Was Even Implemented

White House Seeks 72 Percent Cut to Clean Energy Research

The Trump Decision on US Tariffs and the Trolley Problem