- Safi Bello
Trump’s solar tariff isn’t hurting the industry as much as everyone expected
Ars Technica --------- On Thursday, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) published a quarterly report that offered surprising results. Despite a 30-percent tariff on solar cells and modules imported to the US, solar installations only fell by about nine percent, year over year.At the same time, during the first half of 2018, utilities signed more than 8.5 gigawatts' worth of procurement deals for projects that will be completed before 2020. The effect is that US solar installment growth in 2018 and 2019 will likely remain flat year over year compared to 2017. That's better than most analysts expected. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.