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Trump's tariff on imported solar cells could hurt Montana's solar industry, group says

January 24, 2018View for printing

President Donald Trump's new tariff on imported solar cells could slow the growth of Montana's renewable energy industry and cost local jobs while increasing the price of solar installations, the industry said Tuesday.

The Trump administration this week imposed a 30 percent tariff on solar cells and modules imported from foreign makers, despite opposition by most of the U.S. solar industry, including the Montana Renewable Energy Association in Missoula.

By Martin Kidston ... olar-cells/
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