WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden ordered emergency measures Monday to boost crucial supplies to U.S. solar manufacturers and declared a two-year tariff exemption on solar panels from Southeast Asia as he attempted to jumpstart progress toward his climate change-fighting goals.
Secretary Raimondo Has the Legal Authority to Put the Solar Industry Back on Track in the Next Few Weeks
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has a path that is codified in the statute to stop a pointless process initiated over a phantom menace – and she can use those options in the coming weeks to breathe life back into an American solar industry whipsawed by her department’s actions.
Chief Executive Officer
American Clean Power Association
“Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo still has the power to recognize the petition for what it is — an effort at gaming the system — and issue a negative preliminary determination, becoming a champion for American solar energy production, the middle-class jobs those domestic energy investments create, and the planet we seek to preserve.”
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