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Tariff Threat Strangling Solar Market

Solar developers are putting projects on hold as the threat of new import tariffs drives up PV module prices

Posted on Sep 18 2017 by Scott Gibson

Just six months ago there were plenty of inexpensive solar panels to be had, but solar developers now report a dwindling supply and higher prices as the market reacts to the possibility of new U.S. tariffs on imported photovoltaic(PV) Generation of electricity directly from sunlight. A photovoltaic cell has no moving parts; electrons are energized by sunlight and result in current flow. (PVPhotovoltaics. Generation of electricity directly from sunlight. A photovoltaic (PV) cell has no moving parts; electrons are energized by sunlight and result in current flow.) modules.


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