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Aug 10-14: Dow Off; NASDAQ, Solar Also Tumble

Consumer confidence dipping TheDJIA’s four-week run of gains ended this week down 49 points from lastFriday. NASDAQ was also down–about 15 points this week but drops forboth major indexes amounted to less than 1%. All but two in the 20SSIwent down for a generally sour week throughout Wall Street.Fortunately, it’s August and trading is relatively

LDK Solar (LDK) Continues Push Into Italian Solar Market With Solar Green Technology Acquisition

LDK Solar (LDK) is expanding its presence in the Italian market this morning by acquiring a 70% controlling interest in systems integrator expert Solar Green Technology.  The deal should open up more opportunities in the Italian market. “We are very excited to acquire a controlling interest of SolarGreen Technology,” stated Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and CEO

LDK Solar Updates Outlook For 2nd Quarter And Takes Out Additional Loans

LDK Solar just announced that is has revised its outlook for the 2nd quarter. According to Reuters,the revised outlook is still disappointing, with revenue down from$283.3 million in the first quarter to between $215 to $225 million inthe second quarter.  The estimates are between $25 and $35 millionlower than what analysts had expected, as well. 

LDK Solar Co. Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) Stock Alert

LDK Solar Co.Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) recent entered into a contract with Italy-basedsystems integrator SAEM Srl to build five 1-megawatt photovoltaicplants in the Apulia region of Italy, the press release said. LDK Solaris a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers, which arethe principal raw material used to produce solar cells. According to thereport, the China-based company

LDK Solar (LDK) Hits Milestone In Plant Construction

LDK Solar just announced that is has finished building its first5,000 metric ton train in its new polysilicon plant in Xinyu, China.Once completed, the plant will have an annual  capacity of 15,000metric tons. In a press release, representatives of both LDK and Fluor commented on the achievement: “We are very excited to reach this major

LDK Solar (LDK) Reaches Milestone With 660kg Silicon Ingot

About a year ago LDK Solar (LDK) announced a deal with JYT Corp (acompetitor of GT Solar) to begin purchasing silicon ingot furnaces thatwould be capable of producing 800kg ingots, allowing the companygreater quality, efficiencies and margins.  The day may be just aroundthe corner when the company can declare it is using those furnaces totheir


Solar Stocks Kick-Up The Heat

Today’s Stocks Alertsinclude: Ldk Solar (NYSE: LDK), Canadian Solar (Nasdaq: CSIQ), Ja SolarHoldings Inc. (Nasdaq: JASO), Suntech Power (NYSE: STP), Yingli GreenEnergy (NYSE: YGE) and China Sunergy Co (Nasdaq: CSUN). LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK) StockAlert – LDK CFO Expects Low Gross Margins in Q2 and into Q3; Co. toPresent at the Deutsche Bank Alternative Energy

Intersolar – Reading Between the Lines

On the surface, Intersolar 2009 in Munich, Germany was business asusual: huge halls, filled to the brim with PV-related products of allshapes and sizes. LDK hauled in raw poly rocks courtesy of its recently constructed plant. There was Applied Materials‘gargantuan-sized module, on display from the bevy of customers it linedup last year. There was a sleek