28 Mar '13, 2pm

Resolutions To Reverse the Unsustainable Solar Industry

Resolutions To Reverse the Unsustainable Solar Industry

As PV (and other solar technology) manufacturing pioneers continue dropping by the wayside time to STOP saying that this consolidation is healthy and start figuring out how to jump start a healthy recovery There are about a million examples that disprove the cliché THE ENDS JUSTIFY THE MEANS, so, let’s stop saying it. For goodness sake in a healthy industry everyone along the value chain needs to maximize utility – this means all players need to make money, save money and be able to justify the sale or purchase. The time is long past when manufacturers of PV technology can justify losing money on such a massive basis. On the subject of money, the money losses of PV manufacturers are catastrophic and here is the primary reason why this is so – the loss of innovation (meaning low investment in R&D) will slow progress in this industry for the near-term, perhaps even the mid-t...

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