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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


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


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


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


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


Tech layoffs: The scorecard

Follow the companies that are shedding workers with this live layoff tracker, which we'll continue to update as more news surfaces.

By June 16, 2009


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


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


The alternative-energy bubble

VCs smell a hot market, but that doesn't mean that the market will support all those companies--and all the capacity they need to bring online for their business models to work.

By August 6, 2008


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