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Foxconn On Verge Of Acquiring Sharp

Originally published on Sustainnovate. Despite earlier news of the acquisition of the Japanese electronics company Sharp by the the Taiwan-based Foxconn, it appears that the deal is now being renegotiated — owing to the revelation of further potential liabilities. The deal — which would mark the first time that a major … [continued]

Solar Panel Prices Down 80%, Recurrent Energy Up For Sale… (Solar News)

Solar energy enthusiasts, here’s another solar energy news roundup. Enjoy! Solar panel prices have dropped 80% since 2008, and wind power prices are down too. (Planetsave) Recurrent Energy, a US-based subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, is reportedly up for sale. Notably, Recurrent Energy promised an astonishing 5¢/kWh solar electricity supply to Austin Energy in May, … [continued]

Chinese Solar PV Module Suppliers Dominate Market Again

Chinese solar photovoltaic (PV) module suppliers have found themselves in the proverbial-hot water over the last year, running afoul of recently implemented US trade regulations and policies and similar policies in a number of European countries. Backed by China’s massive manufacturing capabilities, export quantities have driven down home-grown manufacturing costs, … [continued]