Just because Fool HQ was closed for business on Friday, that's no reason to leave Foolish solar investors in the dark. Hence, I bring you last week's key goings-on with a slight delay.
Energy Conversion Devices
Also on Monday, Suntech Power
On Tuesday, some solar suppliers went splat. Q-Cells, the European solar cell heavyweight, also revealed a rough quarter. The company revised its revenue outlook for the third time and said it would exit its investment in thin-film start-up CSG Solar. The company's Solibro subsidiary will keep Q-Cells in the thin-film game, which is seeing more players hit the disabled list lately.
BrightSource Energy doesn't do thin film, but it's generating plenty of buzz anyway. The solar thermal player bumped up an existing 900-megawatt project pipeline with PG&E to 1.3 gigawatts, matching BrightSource's equally massive deal with Southern California Edison. This is some of the steamiest action in solar, period. It looks as though investors like Google
Speaking of deals, Yingli Green Energy
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