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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.
Obama Singes Critics at US Solar 'Epicenter'
The solar panels at Copper Mountain were built by Arizona-based First Solar, Crider said. That company has received more than $1.6 billion in federal loans from the current Energy Department and has been under fire from Republicans for its handling of ...
US to impose tariffs on Chinese solar panels
"Today's announcement affirms what U.S. manufacturers have long known: Chinese manufacturers have received unfair and [World Trade Organization]-illegal subsidies," Steve Ostrenga, CEO of Wisconsin's Helios Solar Works, said in a statement. But many ...
Solar: US Slaps Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels, But the Trade War May Be on ...  TIME (blog)
Australian-Made Tindo Solar Panels to Take on Chinese Giants?  CleanTechnica
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.
Installations of solar energy systems double
Installations of solar energy systems in the U.S. more than doubled in 2011, according to a new report, fueled in part by declining solar panel costs. The U.S. added a record 1,855 megawatts of photovoltaic capacity in 2011, a 109% increase versus the ...
2011 US Solar Market Report — Top 7 Findings & Charts  CleanTechnica
Green Power Developer Emerges as One of NJ's Top 30 Green Energy Companies  PR Web (press release)