Last week, I spotted two reasons for solar investors to sweat, pointing to a pair of tech titans making the lateral move from similar industries. Monday saw the entrance of yet another heavyweight.
Get used to it, Fools -- these barbarians will keep storming the solar gate. They're well capitalized and hungry for growth, especially in light of the global recession's impact on their traditional lines of business.
Speaking of capitalization, some solar firms have recently sought to bolster theirs by various means. ReneSola
Analysts lost some enthusiasm for two solar-related outfits this week. JPMorgan Chase chopped its price target on MEMC Electronic Materials
Finally, on the utility front, PG&E
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