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Trump's tariffs on solar mark biggest blow to renewables yet

New tariffs on solar are the biggest blow to renewables yet seen under the Trump administration.

President Donald Trump dealt his biggest blow to the renewable energy industry yet.

On Monday, Trump approved duties of as much as 30 percent on solar equipment made outside the U.S., a move that threatens to handicap a USD 28 billion industry that relies on parts made abroad for 80 percent of its supply. 

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