Why Bankruptcies Show Strength in Solar

In a normal business cycle, we'll see many failures as the industry matures. That's why solar bankruptcies shouldn't be viewed as a weakness in the industry, but rather as a strength. Erin Miller sat down with Travis Hoium to see how a few bankruptcies in the solar industry have affected his view. 

One company not going bankruptcy any time soon is First Solar. But it has gone through its own struggles, and investors need to stay nimble as the industry changes. If you're looking for continuing updates and guidance on the company whenever news breaks, The Motley Fool has created a brand-new report that details every must-know side of this stock. To get started, simply click here now.


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