Solar power is a vital source of renewable energy and an essential industry for the US today and in the future. This White Paper looks at the success of the US solar module industry in investment, production growth, and record market share. Nevertheless, China still retains a chokehold on the industry through its dominance in the upstream supply chain. We look at policy measures the US government could implement to restore self-sufficiency and growth to the entire US solar supply chain.
By Jeff Ferry, CPA Chief Economist