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Checking In on the Trump Solar Tariff 15 Months On

With Trump announcing a new 25% tariff on Chinese-made solar inverters yesterday, we got to wondering how the 2018 solar panel tariff – much maligned at the time for potentially hindering one of the US’ fastest growing industries – has… Read More
Renewable energy mandates raise electricity prices

Renewable Energy Mandates Raise Electricity Prices

Economists at the University of Chicago recently published findings that show state-level renewable energy mandates raise utility prices by an extremely-high 17%. The findings are much higher than an oft-cited 2015 study from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab that found… Read More