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MEMC Electronic Materials (WFR) Ordered To Pay BP Solar (BP) In Lawsuit

MEMC Electronic Materials was ordered to pay over $8.8 million in a legal dispute with BP  Solar, according to the St. Louis Business Journal. The judgement against MEMC came on Friday after a jury ruled that MEMC had violated a supply agreement with BP back in 2006 and 2007. According to BP Solar, it had an agreement with MEMC to supply it with polysilicon powder for three years. MEMC claims the agreement never existed, … Read the rest

Lawsuit Against Greenhunter Energy (GRH) Dismissed

A lawsuit filed against Greenhunter Energy in Kansas has been dismissed. The lawsuit was filed by ethanol producer Orion Ethanol, Inc in June, 2008.

In a company press release, Gary C. Evans, Greenhunter’s Chairman, President and CEO, commented on the dismissal:

“Since this lawsuit was filed over a year ago against our companies and our largest institutional shareholder, we have vigorously denied all the allegations in the lawsuit and stated that this litigation was … Read the rest

Energy Conversion Devices Sells Cobasys To SB LiMotive

Energy Conversion Devices, Inc just announced that its subsidiary, Ovonic Battery Company, Inc, has sold its interests in Cobasys to SB LiMotive. Chevron Technology Ventures LLC, which also had an interest in Cobasys, has sold its interests as well. Cobasys is now owned by SB LiMotive, a joint venture between Samsung SDI Co., Ltd. and Robert Bosch GmbH.

Both Ovonic Battery Company, Inc. and Chevron Technology Ventures will continue to receive royalties paid to … Read the rest

Conergy To Sue MEMC Electronic Materials (WFR) Over Contract

It’s official: Conergy is suing MEMC Electronic Materials to try to end a 10 year supply contract with the company. The contract was signed before the economy crashed and took silicon wafer prices down with it. Talks between the two companies to amend the contract broke down last week.

Here’s more from Greentech Media:

Conergy didn’t divulge details of the contract dispute, except to say that it was able to reach some agreement on … Read the rest

LDK Solar (LDK) Investors Receive Class Certification In Lawsuit

The class action suit against LDK Solar took another step forward last week when Judge William Alsup approved a class consisting of anyone who purchased LDK shares. According to Law360, the lawsuit alleges that "LDK Solar Co. Ltd. and its executives committed a massive securities fraud by inflating the value of the company’s inventory of raw materials and understating the costs of producing solar wafers, which are used in devices that convert sunlight into electricity." … Read the rest

Court Rules In Zoltek’s (ZOLT) Favor In Carbon Fiber Patent Litigation

Zoltek Corporation just announced that the U. S. Court of Federal Claims has ruled in their favor in their carbon fiber patent litigation against Lockheed Martin, and will allow the company to pursue its patent claims against Lockheed Martin in Atlanta’s Federal District Court. 

Zsolt Rumy, Zoltek’s Chairman and CEO, had this to say about the case:

“We are pleased that the Court of Federal Claims ruled in our favor and cleared the way for

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