Solar Panel Maker Moves Work to China

Aided by at least $43 million in assistance from the government of Massachusetts and an innovative solar energy technology, Evergreen Solar emerged in the last three years as the third-largest maker of solar panels in the United States. Full Story »

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Jonathan Brough
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by Jonathan Brough - Jan. 15, 2011

More context could be given by discussing Chinese stimulus initiatives and the amounts of funding involved, their growth in renewables especially hydro electric and their aims to improve R&D. No Chinese industry or government officials are sourced. Some analysis of the Obama administration's efforts concerning renwables would also be warranted, as would the reason regulators are settling on National grid price levels.

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