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The Adverse Impact of Section 201 Tariffs

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Lost Jobs, Lost Deployment and Lost Investments

This report explores the impact of Section 201 tariffs on the U.S. solar industry. As a result of the tariffs:

  • 62,000 fewer jobs from 2017 through 2021
  • 10.5 gigawatts (GW) of lost solar deployment (enough to power 1.8 million homes and avoid 26 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions
  • $19 billion in lost investment

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