08 May '11, 12am

U.S. Solar Industry Forming a Coordinated Team, Create U.S.

The U.S. solar industry is banding together to fend off an onslaught of global competition, and to lower the cost of manufacturing solar technology domestically. To make it happen, the newly formed U.S. Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium (PVMC) secured a $57.5 million federal grant from the Department of Energy Sunshot Initiative , along with financial commitments totaling $400 million from various state and corporate entities…. They are focused on thin film, or copper-indium-gallium-selenide (CIGS) technology in particular.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/05/07/u-s-solar-industry-fo...

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