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Solar power struggles: DayStar warns, OptiSolar closes plant

A tough financing environment and brutal price competition in solar are making it tough for some companies, including solar cell makers DayStar and OptiSolar.

By March 23, 2009

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First Solar snares OptiSolar's unfinished projects

In a sign of a shakeout among solar companies, high-flier First Solar shells out $400 million for gigawatts of utility-scale solar projects from cash-strapped OptiSolar.

By March 3, 2009

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OptiSolar sets sights on world's largest solar farm

Central California's San Luis Obispo County could become home to 550 megawatts of low-slung photovoltaics.

By May 2, 2008

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U.S. lifts block on solar applications for public land

U.S. government will review proposals for solar energy installations on protected land that it had planned to put on hold until 2010.

By July 2, 2008

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First Solar: 1 billion watts served

Solar cell and panel manufacturer proclaims that for the first time it has made one gigawatt's worth of modules in a single year.

By December 16, 2009

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Army plans 500-megawatt solar thermal farm

A new Army energy strategy includes plans for what could become the world's largest solar thermal farm, as well as geothermal and biomass-to-fuel projects.

By October 7, 2008

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Massive solar photovoltaic plants are California-bound

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric is working with OptiSolar and SunPower to add 800 megawatts of photovoltaic solar farms to the grid.

By August 14, 2008

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First Solar scores large California deal

Subject to regulatory approval, the deal means the company will build two plants for Southern California Edison that could power up to 170,000 homes.

By August 18, 2009

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GT Solar's shares slide following IPO

Shares of GT Solar, a large supplier of photovoltaic equipment, fell by 15 percent by their second day of trading.

By July 25, 2008

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First Solar and Sempra plan thin-film solar plant

The 10-megawatt solar farm being built in Nevada would be the largest thin-film installation in North America.

By July 24, 2008