Solar startup aims as shakeout looms
News & Analysis 8/17/2009 4 comments
An executive setting up a North American sales and marketing arm for 30 of China's solar panel makers says he has landed big deals despite projections of a market shakeout.
DoE gets 400+ proposals for smart grid grants
News & Analysis 8/14/2009 Post a comment
The U.S. Department of Energy has received more than 400 proposals for economic stimulus grants to deploy smart electric grid systems including a $200 million bid from Duke Energy which partnered with smart meter maker Echelon Corp.
Chip gear sales propel Applied above expectations
News & Analysis 8/11/2009 Post a comment
Applied Materials exceeded analyst expectations for sales and earnings for the quarter ended July 26, as a sequential increase in semiconductor equipment revenue offset declines in sales of gear used in the production of solar panels and displays.