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The solar market is hot in 2013, and US companies are proving to be up to the challenge. SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR  ) and SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY  ) are two of the best performing stocks this year, and with exposure to the growing residential market there's reason to be bullish on both long-term. But investors shouldn't forget about the utility market, which still dwarfs residential solar and where both First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR  ) and SunPower make most of their money. 

Joel South sat down with solar analyst Travis Hoium to discuss why U.S. companies have performed so well this year and what he sees for the future of the industry. 

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  • Report this Comment On October 12, 2013, at 5:06 AM, sagebrush52 wrote:

    If so damn competitive, then why did the US Government but huge, huge tarrifs on Chinese solar panels. Simple. US can't compete period. I buy mostly chinese. Quality on most stuff as good or better than American. Our crappy factories and lazy workers. Particularly in the South. I am not paying for their welfare and food stamps.

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Travis Hoium has been writing for since July 2010 and covers the solar industry, renewable energy, and gaming stocks among other things.

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