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China and Local Installers — the Big Winners in the Solar and Wind Energy Price Wars

October 1st, 2011 | by David L Roberts

Reports from the clean energy industry show China has surpassed the U.S. in market share and pricing for PV solar panels and wind turbines, while offering comparable quality and reliability. The consequence of this recent Chinese dominance has caused the demise of companies like Solyndra and Evergreen, the most visible examples of bankruptcies in the pipeline for U. S. manufacturers. And these sales difficulties have occurred despite federal tax incentives and rebates from many utilities still being in place, such as NVEnergy's (Nevada) Solar, Wind & Hydro Generations programs



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