TITLE

Global Solar brings cheaper solar a step closer

AUTHOR(S)
Tyler, Aubin
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Inside Tucson Business;3/10/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 40, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Tucson, Arizona-based Global Solar Energy LLC. The company says that it has refined its thin-film flexible photovoltaic cell to the point where it can produce solar panels at one-third to one-half the cost of the current industry standard. Mike Gering, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the firm, says that they are sold out for the next year at a price that ensures they are profitable. The company opened its new 40-megawatt capacity factory on March 6, 2008.
ACCESSION #
31709021

 

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