Technology is key to solar success
Only time will tell how Twin Creeks and Stion hold up as Mississippians have bet nearly $400 million on green energy companies
Published: October 9,2011
With the continued controversy over the Obama administration’s support for the now-bankrupt Solyndra, which came weeks after the collapse of Spectrawatt and Evergreen Solar, the renewable energy industry is eagerly watching to see how other U.S. solar manufacturers will fare.
Gov. Barbour has branded Mississippi as a green energy leader, and two companies he helped recruit to the state — Twin Creeks Technologies and Stion — have finished the first phase of their plant buildings, hired some employees and are preparing for commercial production.
In today’s global marketplace the success of solar companies in Mississippi and elsewhere depends on…
Related story: Calisolar lays off 80 Calif. workers
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- WILLOUGHBY: Bernie Reed cites hard work as key to success of Reed’s Metals
- Half century of memories — Christmas on Deer Creek to celebrate 50th anniversary
- Analyst: KiOR Columbus plant may end up sold as scrap
- (UPDATE) Gov. Bryant: $1.2 billion aluminum plant is a very exciting proposition for the state of Mississippi
- Ex-MDEQ leader Fisher joins Butler Snow
- Former MDEQ Executive Director Trudy Fisher joins Butler Snow
- Gulf oil rig explosion kills one worker, injures three
- Federal appeals court: State's abortion law is unconstitutional
- Can Metrocenter rise from the ashes? Again
- Court hits David Watkins with $600,000 order over Retro Metro issues