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Majority Of US Voters Oppose Trump’s Solar Tariffs

April 25th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Nearly 60% of American voters oppose tariffs recently imposed on imported solar cells and modules by US President Trump according to a new survey, including a majority in districts classified as "very red" despite nearly 60% of Republicans favoring the tariffs. 

US Solar Industry Lost 10,000 Jobs In 2017

February 7th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The US solar industry lost nearly 10,000 jobs in 2017 according to latest figures from the National Solar Job Census 2017 published this week by The Solar Foundation, the first year that jobs have decreased since the Foundation began publishing its Census in 2010. 

Solar Tariffs Could Be Offset By Ultra-Low-Cost Solar Plans

January 24th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The recently announced 30% solar tariff could be offset and overwhelmed by new plans announced this week by the Rocky Mountain Institute and 35 solar energy industry leaders, which have committed to developing an ultra-low-cost solar product which could significantly reduce costs to the point that fully installed costs would only reach $0.50 per watt. 

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