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GE/PrimeStar To Compete In Thin Film Solar Market With First Solar (FSLR)

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General Electric (GE) made its first move into the thin film solar market in 2007 when it acquired a stake in PrimeStar Solar (of which it now has a majority stake).  It appears the company is sold on PrimeStar’s cadmium telluride thin film technology which happens to compete directly with industry leader First Solar (FSLR) and continues to … Read the rest

More On First Solar (FSLR) Grid Parity At El Dorado Energy Solar

In mid December, Alison first posted about the grid parity achieved by First Solar (FSLR) at the El Dorado Energy Solar facility.  Since that time, FSLR has rocketed another 20% off the November lows and looks poised to test the next level of resistance around 180 within the next couple weeks.  The LA Times is out this morning with more on the analysis from Mark Bachman of Pacific Crest Securities, who in mid December said … Read the rest