On Monday, Greek thin-film PV player HelioSphera unveiled a plan to build a $500 million manufacturing plant in Philadelphia. That would be one of the larger investments we've seen in domestic solar capacity, with shops like Yingli Green Energy
Also on Monday, the website PV-Tech reported that SunPower
Speaking of Suntech, the Chinese leader signed a 17-megawatt supply agreement with a Toronto-based installer. Suntech's not the only company looking to cash in on Ontario's feed-in tariff. Canadian Solar
Trina Solar trotted out an announcement about recent supply deals in China, but this merely underlined how miniscule this nascent market remains. Eight megawatts of modules are really nothing to get excited about.
Even less exciting was Energy Conversion Devices'
On a sunnier note, LDK Solar
Rounding out the week, Solarfun Power
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