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NPD Solarbuzz: Idled solar cell capacity in India belies bigger issues

Market research firm, NPD Solarbuzz reports that a significant amount of crystalline-silicon solar cell production in India lays idle, despite almost US$0.5 billion of investment in solar cell equipment between 2006 and 2012. The reason for the idled capacity was … Continue reading

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Bosch shuts down solar division; total loss amounts to €2.4 billion

Early estimates indicate that Bosch’s total loss amounts to €2.4 billion. The start of 2014 will herald an end to Bosch’s activities in the solar PV industry, the company has announced. As reported earlier today on PV-Tech, Bosch Solar Energy … Continue reading

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Solar Panel Recycling Will Be A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

  A new report predicts the total annual recycled product value of crystalline silicon solar panels will hit USD $12 billion in 2035. While a good quality solar panel will have a lifespan of decades – some modules manufactured in … Continue reading

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