SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR), Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL), and JinkoSolar (NYSE:JKS) started off earnings season by reporting a vast improvement in earnings during the second quarter. But that improvement hasn't translated to companies like Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE), LDK Solar, and JA Solar (NASDAQ:JASO), who are reporting losses and even a decline in revenue for JA Solar. Solar analyst Travis Hoium gives his take on what we learned this earnings season in the video below.
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