Category Archives: Trump Solar Tariff

Trump’s Steel Tariff: Once More Unto the Breach

Trump’s Steel Tariff:  Once more unto the breach   Once more, Donald Trump is making policy with no public input, no expert input, no constitutional input through our Congress, and with an artificial and extremely short timeline of one week.  … Continue reading

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More on the Solar Cell Tariff

More on the Solar Cell Tariff The most surprising thing about the Trump solar cell tariff is that the solar cells are not even made in China. The tariff actually applies to all countries because of this. Competitively, to make … Continue reading

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Trump Imposes Solar Tariff, May Cut Installations 9%

Trump has imposed a tariff against imports of monocrystalline solar panels of 30%, about half of what the US manufacturers requested.  The US manufacturer Suniva, and German held SolarWorld make polycrystalline solar cells, with about 15% efficiency.  The monocrystalline one … Continue reading

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