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. 

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