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Report: China Faces Solar Shakeout, but Market Will Keep Growing

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naperlou   9/9/2013 9:59:03 AM
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Ann, this is an inevitable result for many "new" industries.  Of course, photo-voltaics are not really new.  In the 1970s I had a good friend who went to work at Solarex when he got his BS in Physics.  Recent government support is what has really pushed the industry forward.  In China, the target of 35 GW seems large, but that is 35 nuclear reactors.  Of course, that capacity does not mean that 25 GW of conventional power are reaplced.  I wonder if they will really meet that target.  Keep us posted.

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