Hey there, solar fans. Time to take a peek at another exciting PV week.
The move stands somewhat in contrast to Evergreen Solar
Also on Monday, Harris & Harris portfolio company Innovalight announced that it had installed its first "high-throughput industrial silicon-ink inkjet printing system" at the company's own headquarters. The venture-backed startup estimates that its production process can cut the number of steps required to create a high-efficiency solar cell by half, and can reduce the thickness of the resulting cell to 50 microns. LDK Solar's
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Speaking of Suntech, a rumor surfaced this week that the company had landed a massive 500-megawatt project way out in the western Chinese province of Qinghai. A company spokesman said that the project is in its very early stages, and at least one analyst urged caution while traders threw it to the wind and bid up a host of solar stocks on Tuesday.
I'm frankly glad to see another voice of restraint out there. I don't know who appointed Gordon Johnson of Hapoalim Securities to chairman of the Solar Curmudgeon Club, but he's doing a fine job.