30 Dec '12, 6pm

ただ、米国のSunPowerや中国の大手メーカーでも赤字かそれに近い状態というのは業界として維持可能ではないのでは?という疑問を持ったため質問させて頂きました。

ただ、米国のSunPowerや中国の大手メーカーでも赤字かそれに近い状態というのは業界として維持可能ではないのでは?という疑問を持ったため質問させて頂きました。

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