E&E News’ Miranda Wilson writes that President Biden’s “Buy America” plan may hit a solar wall.
- One of the greatest threats to the President’s “Buy American” plan may be the administration’s green job initiative.
- Solar panels, and the minerals that power them, are predominantly built and harvested in China.
- Having a supply chain that is largely dependent on China hurts our energy security, economic competitiveness, and environment.
- Instead of relying on China for our renewable energy, we should build a strong domestic supply chain by increasing our mining of rare earth minerals.
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