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The SolarWorld That Loves Trump's Tariff and the One That Doesn't

  • SolarWorld Industries seeking exemption from U.S. tariffs
  • SolarWorld Americas helped convince U.S. to impose duties
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Trump Signs Tariff Order on Metals With Flexibility for Allies

Last year, a struggling U.S. solar manufacturer named SolarWorld Americas was part of the effort that convinced President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on imported panels. Now, SolarWorld Industries GmbH is seeking an exemption to those duties.

Confused yet? That’s because there’s more than one SolarWorld, and not all of them like the tariffs that were announced in January.