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Solar for the Price of a Television via @solarfeeds

Solar for the Price of a Television via @solarfeeds

Solar for the Price of a Television 03/24/2012 from SustainableBusiness.com Tweet The crushing margins experienced by solar manufacturers over the past couple of years are likely to get worse and force consolidation of the industry to just a handful of manufacturers by 2015. Consolidation is also happening on the installation side of the solar industry . That’s what the Shawn Qu, CEO of Canadian Solar said, according to Bloomberg. When that happens, solar will be as cheap as televisions are today, because solar technology is actually less complicated. TVs are cheaper today because about five major manufacturers mass produce them, Conrad Burke of DuPont told Bloomberg. He predicts the solar industry will follow the same pattern as the mobile phone industry, which consolidated once technology enabled low-cost production. DuPont acquired Innovalight last year - a graduate of ...

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