29 Jun '12, 6pm

Solar Energy Industries Association® Responds to Abound Solar Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) President and CEO Rhone Resch released the following statement in reaction to today's announcement that solar manufacturer Abound Solar is suspending operations and filing for bankruptcy protection: "Despite today's news from Abound Solar, it is important to look at the health of the solar industry – 5,600 companies strong – more broadly. "Solar is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, employing more than 100,000 Americans across all fifty states. In fact, a report released just two weeks ago shows the U.S. solar market grew 85 percent in the last year. "As did other high-tech industries, such as telecom and Internet, solar manufacturing is experiencing a period of intense competition that will see winners emerge who offer consumers the most competitively-priced products through innovatio...

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