15 Jul '11, 12am

Being Bullish on Solar: Filed under: Energy News

Being Bullish on Solar: Filed under: Energy News

As a warm-up for the Intersolar North American Conference in San Francisco this week, I had the opportunity to visit SunPower’s Richmond facilities in addition to their Milpitas manufacturing plant in partnership with Flextronics . Julie Blunden, Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Policy, was on hand in Milpitas to share her unique insight into the solar industry with a small group of journalists and bloggers. The past few years, as we all know, has seen a pernicious recession persist throughout the global economy, with increasing volatility from conventional energy sources, and an intractable lack of jobs. It’s been a tough five years. But in the face of all that, or maybe even because of it, Blunden explained why now is a great time to be bullish on solar. Solar has experienced explosive global growth of late, delivering jobs and steadily dec...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/07/14/being-bullish-on-solar/

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