Here's a bit of good news for the beleaguered solar industry: Digitimes reports some Chinese...

|By:, SA News Editor

Here's a bit of good news for the beleaguered solar industry: Digitimes reports some Chinese solar material makers have seen capacity utilization rates rise to 50% in October from a mere 20%-30% in September due to strong domestic demand. Moreover, Taiwanese suppliers have reportedly seen utilization rates rise above 70% thanks to growing Japanese demand. Both the Chinese and Japanese governments are pulling out all the stops (I, II) to boost local solar investment.