Read more in this article in the July issue of Fortune Magazine
Elsewhere, a solar company many have followed quite a bit last year (mostly with reference to their stock; today: 288.60 +11.60 (4.19%); had hit a high $317 on May 14.) is in the news again:
First Solar jumps into the utility businessAnd so, solar continues to be big, despite Bush's ridiculous energy policy and the US Senate's inaction on extending subsidies for renewable energy; Cypress, IBM, HP, GE, Applied Materials ...they're all playing, in addition to all the start-ups and solar industry leaders who have been enjoying the ride the last few years.
When it comes to solar companies, First Solar is the Google of renewable energy.