By Eric Worrall – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com
According to Politico author Emily Holden, President Trump may be on the verge of erecting trade barriers against cheap imports of Chinese solar panels, to support strategic development of domestic US solar manufacturing.
U.S. setting stage for solar trade war with China
The White House is preparing to argue that trade barriers are needed to foster solar manufacturing inside the United States.
By EMILY HOLDEN 12/15/2017
An unreleased White House document offers the strongest hint yet that the Trump administration is laying the groundwork for punitive tariffs on Chinese-made solar power equipment — a step that would promote the president’s “America First” trade agenda while sharply increasing the costs of solar power in the U.S.