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Trump-Imposed Tariffs Claim First Victim as Solar Company Halts Hiring, $20 Million Expansion


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Trump-Imposed Tariffs Claim First Victim as Solar Company Halts Hiring, $20 Million Expansion

Julia Conley, staff writer

President Donald Trump's decision to impose a 30 percent tariff on all solar technology imports has claimed its first victims in the fast-growing solar energy job market.

The California-based company SunPower announced Friday that as a result of the tariffs, it will hold off on a $20 million plan to expand its operations in the U.S., including hiring hundreds of Americans.


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It was always a fabricated attack on the solar industry for the benefit of the oil/gas industry. These two tiny solar panel manufacturers (and foreign owned yet!) were just a needed foil - similar to the way Raygun used those medical students in Granada…