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Akeena and Suntech Make a Deal: Solar installer Akeena Solar (AKNS) says some of its solar panel technology will be distributed in Europe, Japan and Australia under a license agreement with Suntech Power Holdings — release. LDK Gives Guidance: Chinese Solar manufacturer LDK Solar (LDK) gives […]

Akeena and Suntech Make a Deal: Solar installer Akeena Solar (AKNS) says some of its solar panel technology will be distributed in Europe, Japan and Australia under a license agreement with Suntech Power Holdings — release.

LDK Gives Guidance: Chinese Solar manufacturer LDK Solar (LDK) gives its preliminary guidance for 2008 and 2009. Everyone’s watching the margins – 2008 are between 26% to 31%, and 2009 is between 42% to 50%. Seeking Alpha, GreenTechMedia.

The Deadly Toll Of Wind Power: I read this headline last night at the corner newstand and of course had to see how death and wind could mix — Birds. Lots of birds, which have been killed through the Altamont Pass’ wind turbines — SF Chronicle.

Gunther’s Best of 2007: A nice list of headlines from this blog’s top 5 of 2007 (like From Russia with Polysilicon) — Gunther Portfolio.

The WSJ’s $100 Outlook: The WSJ does an excellent job of recapping everything that could ever be effected by the $100 . . .well, except that we wanted a bit more on clean energy — WSJ.

Solar PV to See Double Digit Growth: “A market research report from BCC Research projects that the global market for photovoltaics (PV) will rise from $12.9 billion in 2007 to over $32.3 billion by 2012, which represents a compound average annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.9%.” — release.

  1. Of course birds never die in oil slicks or smog or other products of fossil fuel electricity. :-/

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  2. Green energy is definitely the best solution in most cases. Technology like solar energy, wind power, fuel cells, zaps electric vehicles, EV hybrids, etc have come so far recently. Green energy even costs way less than oil and gas in many cases.

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  3. [...] First, I want to thank Katie Fehrenbacher over at Earth2Tech for linking to Photovoltaics: 2007 Post Review and 2008 Trends to Watch – Part 1 in the January 3rd, 2008, post of The Daily Sprout. [...]

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