At 14% efficiency, it is not bad for a thin-film Solar. I sincerely hope it doesn't become another Solyndra!
@Himanshu_Gupta: I agree, R&D in US and manufacturing in low cost Asian locations is the only way. But the higher capital raised makes me suspect STion is spending a lot on automation, making a case for US manufacturing location.
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