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solon

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German solar maker Solon hits the skids

Solar manufacturer Solon files for insolvency, the latest victim of a crushing price war in solar that has helped bring down at least three U.S.-based solar manufacturers.

By December 14, 2011

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Solon shutters U.S. solar panel plant amid shakeout

Another solar panel maker readjusts its strategy in reaction to the brutal price competition from solar manufacturers around the world.

By August 16, 2011

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Where are we going with solar tech?

Global Solar is not technically a subsidiary of Solon as was suggested by the analyst. According to Global Solar, Solon acquired a 19 percent stake in 2006. The remaining 81 percent is owned by a European venture capital investor.

By March 19, 2009

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Another one bites the dust: BP Solar shuts down

Solar industry consolidation continues as industry pioneer BP Solar closes down due to rapidly falling solar panel prices.

By December 21, 2011

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Low-cost solar PV claims solar thermal victim

Germany's Solar Millennium, which develops utility-scale solar thermal projects, begins insolvency proceedings as a solar industry shakeout spreads.

By December 21, 2011

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In-counter composting

We all love the idea of sustainability, but we don't want to have to make any extra effort. Companies hear our dilemma and create solutions, like this in-counter composting system.

By April 30, 2010

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Solyndra bankruptcy was disaster waiting to happen

Solyndra received a big loan even though it couldn't keep up with the falling solar costs, but the loan guarantee program is still vital for scaling up new solar technologies.

By September 6, 2011

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Where are we going with solar tech?

A Gauguin of the solar industry paints the past, present, and future market after surveying key players.

By February 18, 2009

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Harsh lessons from Evergreen Solar flame-out

Evergreen Solar was a darling of Massachusetts politicians until it fell apart. But there's plenty to learn from what went wrong at this once-promising company.

By August 17, 2011

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Green news harvest: Solar iPhone case, clean tech bucks economic blues

Green PC reviews; solar start-up Suniva's signs $500 million deal; DOE labs pursue zero-net energy buildings; wacky green-tech company ideas; Nissan's Eco Pedal helps stop lead foot driving; Paris Hilton's hot energy plan; and a reality check on EEStor.

By August 6, 2008