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The book-to-bill ratio for solar manufacturing gear has fallen to a historic low of 0.44,...

The book-to-bill ratio for solar manufacturing gear has fallen to a historic low of 0.44, according to Solarbuzz, as module makers halt expansion in the face of massive oversupply. The severity of the current module downturn is so large that "corporate failures will be necessary to take capacity out of the system," claims a Solarbuzz analyst. Some major equipment makers: AMAT, VECO, IVAC. (previously)
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  • 1980XLS
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    Nice that DOE just gave SPWRA a recent loan guarantee.

     

    More Solyndra like failures, yet to come.
    14 Nov 2011, 08:28 AM Reply Like
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