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  • ReneSola Claims New Wafer Will Boost Solar Cell Efficiency To 17.5 Percent

    ReneSola (NYSE: SOL) a major manufacturer of solar products based in Jiashan, China announced this week that its new silicon-based wafer, dubbed the Virtus, boosts multicrystalline solar cell efficiency to 17.5 percent. The company plans to sell the Virtus Wafer to manufacturers of multicrystalline solar cells. Its earlier customers in this segment have included: Suntech Power, JA Solar, and… Read More

  • LDK Solar Inks $300 Million Deal With BYD

    Several big names in solar have settled from recent highs on Wall Street, but there’s still a lot of money running into the sector. On Monday morning, LDK Solar announced that it has locked up a new two-year sales deal with Chinese juggernaut BYD worth roughly $300 million. Under the deal, LDK will provide monthly shipments of polysilicon starting on January 2011. It’s another win… Read More