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First Solar Failure
This may be a dramatic statement to make about the world's most valued solar company but there are several reasons which I will explain below to illustrate this point.
Class Action Filed Against Taxpayer-Backed First Solar
Securities law firms are lining up to get a piece of the action after a class action lawsuit was filed against federally subsidized First Solar, Inc., allegedly because the company failed to disclose the massive costs it was incurring due to defects in ...
First Solar and Suntech Lead 2011 Top 10 Solar Manufacturers
First Solar, Suntech Power, Yingli Green Energy, Trina Solar, Canadian Solar, Sharp, Hanwha Solar One, Jinko Solar, LDK Solar and SolarWorld are the 2011 top 10 solar module manufacturers, according to the Solar Supply Tracker from Lux Research.
Top 10 Solar Panel Companies in 2011  CleanTechnica
A Brief History of Everything Solar
Swiss physicist, alpine explorer, and aristocrat Horace de Saussure is credited with inventing the first working solar oven, amongst other discoveries. Constructed from 5 layers of glass and measuring around 12 inches across, the oven worked by ...
'Mega Millions' Investing: 3 Stocks Worth A Gamble
The sheer magnitude of First Solar's rise and fall has been its special sauce. From darling of Wall Street rocket stocks to the trappiest value trap of the discount bargain bin, FSLR has undergone a bipolar transformation of erratic grandiosity, and ...
Light on Landfills: Solar energy covers turn maxed-out landfills into solar farms
The first solar energy cover was installed in San Antonio, TX., in 2008 at a landfill called Tessman Road. Others exist in Mass.
Japan Solar Apartments
One early response to this new reality was to build “green” apartments equipped with solar panels. Takara Leben, a mid-size apartment developer, actually sold out their first solar apartment building last summer. Each of the apartments sold for between ...
Pacific Gas & Cronyism
PG&E has become an aggressive buyer of power supplied by solar, wind, and other renewable sources, in large part due to statutory requirements under California's Renewable Portfolio Standard, which mandated that 20 percent of the utility's electricity ...
Westinghouse Solar Launches World's First Fully Integrated Plug-and-Play Solar ...
INSTANT CONNECT AC235 Westinghouse Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:WEST), a designer and manufacturer of solar power systems, announced the release of Instant Connect, a new line of solar panels that makes rooftop installations faster and easier than ever ...
How to make solar even more sustainable
And this month, the Solar Energy Industries Association made its first official solar industry commitment to environmental and social responsibility via a document promoting industry standards in those areas.