Solar Tariffs Could Be Offset By Ultra-Low-Cost Solar Plans

Solar Tariffs Could Be Offset By Ultra-Low-Cost Solar Plans

The recently announced 30% solar tariff could be offset and overwhelmed by new plans announced this week by the Rocky Mountain Institute and 35 solar energy industry leaders, which have committed to developing an ultra-low-cost solar product which could significantly reduce costs to the point that fully installed costs would only reach $0.50 per watt. US President Donald Trump on Monday agreed to a 30% tariff on all imported solar cells and modules for a period of four years, reducing by 5% each year, and excluding the first 2.5 GW (gigawatts) of imported cells. The move is expected to […]