U.S. Thin-Film Solar Ranks Get Thinner as Abound Solar Closes and GE Delays Plant


Any hopes of growing a U.S. manufacturing base for thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) technology will have to spread out over a longer time horizon because the ranks of manufacturers just got thinner. Over the past few weeks one major production facility under construction was delayed and another thin-film manufacturer closed up shop.

GE decided to delay construction on its thin-film solar production facility in Aurora, Colo., a move that made headlines after it was first reported

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