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European Austerity Means a Cloudier Forecast for LDK Solar

Filed under: Energy, Investing, Stock Picks, Stocks in the News, Market News, InvestmentLDK Solar (LDK) and other solar plays like First Solar (FSLR), Suntech Power (STP) and Sunpower (SPWRA) have traditionally been dependent on demand driven by govern…

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End of the Line: Applied Materials Pulls the Plug on Its Thin-Film Solar Fab

Applied Materials announced it will stop selling its SunFab line of equipment to make amorphous-silicon solar panels.

Applied Materials is cutting its SunFab line of equipment to make amorphous-silicon solar panels. The move marks the end of the semiconductor-equipment giant’s big thin-film solar ambitions. What’s next for AMAT?

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End of the Line: Applied Materials Pulls the Plug on Its Thin-Film Solar Fab originally appeared on DailyFinance on Wed, 21 Jul 2010 19:15:00.

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Solar Energy Companies Step Into the Branding Spotlight

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A fake oil tycoon. The biggest sports event in the world. A Formula One racing team. What do they have in common? They’re all part of branding initiatives by solar panel makers seeking to make their names in a fast-growing industry.

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Solar Energy Companies Step Into the Branding Spotlight originally appeared on DailyFinance on Mon, 19 Jul 2010 15:20:00.

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Solar Energy Market Gets Even Hotter in 2010

Solar Energy Market Gets Even Hotter in 2010

This year is turning out to be a good one for solar energy equipment makers and project developers. Solar panel makers saw a 92% jump in shipments in the second quarter from a year ago, and market research firms have issued bullish outlooks for the industry.

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Solar Energy Market Gets Even Hotter in 2010 originally appeared on DailyFinance on Mon, 12 Jul 2010 16:09:00.

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