Biden to use Defense Production Act to build more solar panel parts at home

Posted on AllSides June 6th, 2022
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The DPA will cover the manufacture of photovoltaic modules, which are a central component of solar panels, as well as heat pumps and equipment for building electrolyzers and fuel cells.

Biden will also invoke emergency authority to create a two-year "bridge" preventing the imposition of new tariffs to ensure solar developers have access to solar product imports while manufacturing grows, the White House said.

The actions try to serve the interests of both solar developers and manufacturers, which have been competing over the Commerce Department's anti-circumvention investigation into solar imports...

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