Phred Dvorak of The Wall Street Journal reports on solar panel shortages in the U.S.
- America’s solar panel shortage is largely a result of legislation that cracks down on forced child and Uyghur labor in China.
- An outdated permitting process, which takes an average of 4.5 years to complete, is also impeding clean energy progress.
- These shortages reinforce the need for America to establish secure and reliable supply chains for clean power and rare earth minerals.
- Additionally, lawmakers must modernize America’s antiquated permitting system to get more projects up and running.
Read the full article here.