Energy secretary talks US plan to boost solar production

NPR speaks with U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm about the Biden administration's actions that could triple solar manufacturing by 2024.
The Biden administration announced actions this week that could triple solar manufacturing by 2024. NPR’s Cheryl W. Thompson speaks with U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm about the plan.

This week, the Biden administration announced a series of actions to reignite the country’s solar energy industry. The president waived tariffs for two years on solar imports from four Asian countries. He also invoked the Defense Production Act to boost American solar panel manufacturing and other clean energy technologies. The administration says it can triple solar energy manufacturing in the U.S. by 2024.

To talk more about the administration’s plans, NPR was joined by U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm.

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