Solar Industry Prepares for Possible Upheaval as Trade Officials Move on Tariffs

The Daily Caller covers a coalition letter, signed by CEI, urging the Trump administration to not put tariffs on solar panels.

The solar industry is preparing for the worst as federal trade officials announce Tuesday measures to protect struggling domestic solar panel manufacturers against cheap imports.

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) is set to craft a series of tariffs or quotas that will be delivered to President Donald Trump, who will make a final decision later this year. The push comes afnoter two bankrupt solar companies claimed cheap imports are destroying their business.

Washington, D.C., based think tanks R-Street Institute and the Competitive Enterprise Institute were two of a handful of groups to write a letter Oct.27 to the Trump administration urging the president to shy away from the push.

Read the full article at The Daily Caller.