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EverGreen Considers Funding Options For China Plant Expansion

EverGreen Solar, the Marlboro, Mass.-based maker of silicon wafers for solar panels, raised $165 million in convertible secured senior notes this week. The company says it plans to use some of the cash to finance the expansion of its new manufacturing plant in Wuhan, China. Plans are to expand capacity over the next two years…

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Reblog: How Green Is China’s Stimulus Package? [VIDEO]

There is obviously a lot of interest in China’s growing renewable energy industry. Over the past year, China’s $586 billion green stimulus has emerged as a serious contender to win the global clean energy race at the expense of the U.S.� In a recent post for the Green Leap Forward,� Chief Editor Julian Wong dissects…

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This Week In Green Energy: Where�s The Money? �In Washington!

In the post-Lehman/global financial meltdown era it’s been repeatedly said that the money power has left Wall Street for the shores of the Potomac in Washington. This is not just a talking point, but a stark reality for whole industries — the renewable energy sector among them– which have come to rely on Washington for…

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The Big Chinese Stand

Here in Austin, the mood amongst delegates attending Renewable Energy World Conference, North America is upbeat. The financial crisis is now mostly in the rear-view mirror of developers, who have been enjoying the Obama administration’s stimulus funding. There are still some important issues hampering the industry, including access to cheap, long-term capital. Bankers are lending…

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Details Emerge on Suntech Power Arizona Plant

Last November Chinese solar developer Suntech Power announced it had picked Arizona over Texas to house its first U.S.-based manufacturing plant.

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