Ouch: SunPower to close solar cell factory

SunPower, whose fight for survival forced it to find a new owner and embark on a significant cost-reduction plan, said on Monday that it will stop producing cells at one of its factories to save money.

SunPower posts bigger loss, looks to cut costs

Declining solar incentives in key markets such as Italy and Germany have disrupted sales for many solar companies, and SunPower in particular has been hit quite hard. On Tuesday the company posted second-quarter losses and promised to speed up plans to reduce costs.

SunPower warns of a loss for Q2

Brace yourself for reports of lackluster sales and profits for solar companies for the second quarter. SunPower did just that Monday by warning that it expects to post a lower gross margin and a loss for the period.

Amyris IPO: Making Money Off Third-party Ethanol

While biofuel maker Amyris unveiled that it had scored some major partnerships and investment earlier this week, the good news doesn’t distract from the fact that Amyris is generating the majority of its revenues from selling third-party ethanol.