14 Feb '12, 4pm

The End Arrives For ECD Solar: A few months ago we wrote that "It is difficult to envision ECD surviving much

A few months ago we wrote that "It is difficult to envision ECD surviving much longer as an independent public entity." Today, Energy Conversion Devices (Nasdaq:ENER), a long-struggling supplier of flexible amorphous silicon (a-Si) photovoltaic laminates and building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV), dropped the bad news. The firm filed for Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, unable to negotiate a deal with its convertible bondholders, according to Michael E. Schostak, director of business development at Energy Conversion Devices, quoted in the WSJ . With its typical level of denial, the firm's press release said that "ECD took these actions to facilitate a sale of the USO business in a manner that enables USO to be competitive and viable for the long run. During the bankruptcy and sale process, USO will continue to operate and serve its customers while moving f...

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