The Daily Sprout

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.