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US President Donald Trump’s Tariffs on Solar Hit Hard On Renewables

President Donald Trump has approved tariffs starting at 30% on solar equipment made outside the United States as reported by Bloomberg. 

The majority of the solar industry depends on parts made abroad for 80% of its supply – so this is a big hit on renewables. This announcement comes after Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

The threat of these tariffs has left the industry unstable. The Solar Energy Industries Association has predicted 23,000 job losses this year.

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This Week in Solar: Australia's 2021 Solar Scorecard, Global Warming Risk Through Aluminium Production

1. Australia's 2021 Solar Scorecard: A Year in Review

The impact of Covid-19’s spread posed challenges for solar...

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Solar Trust Centre Interview with Dion Epstein of G-Store

Dion Epstein is the founder and managing director of G-Store, which provides holistic solutions for an all electric...

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Australia's 2021 Solar Scorecard: A Year in Review

Australia has had a momentous year with solar power. At present, there remains a little time in 2021 to go, but it’s...