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Q1 Solar Inverter Results Paint Two Different Pictures

Q1’10 was an outstanding and unique quarter for PV inverter suppliers for two very different reasons. All suppliers reported incredibleperformance making Q1’10 the largest first quarter on record in terms of inverter shipments. Despite this strong result, demand for invertersstill outstripped supply; and the component shortage and inverterproduction problems that began in Q4’09 in fact

Hoku Scientific Reports Mixed Results $HOKU

HokuScientific (HOKU) reported earnings results after the bell and traders aren’t impressed. While the company matched analyst estimates with a .03/share loss, theymissed badly on revenues reporting just $776K vs the analyst estimate of $1.4 million.  Granted, it’s a big improvement over the 112K theyreported in the year ago quarter, but when you miss that badly,


Evergreen Solar Reports Mixed Results $ESLR

EvergreenSolar (ESLR) reported uninspiring results again this quarter as profitability remains elusive.  Thecompany upped guidance a few weeks ago, which gave the stock some life, but it’sback towards all time lows.  There are some highlights in the quarter,but as I’ve said in the past, unless this company can cut costssignificantly they aren’t going anywhere.  The

Evergreen Solar Announces Preliminary Results $ESLR

JA Solar (JASO) raised guidance about two weeks ago and EvergreenSolar (ESLR) is out with preliminary results last night, but the two companies still aren’t in the sameleague.  ESLR is saying that 1st quarter shipments have increases to anew company record of about 35.4MW with revenues at about $78.5 millionand an average selling price of

GT Solar (SOLR) Reports Mixed Results, Shares Slump AH

GT Solar (SOLR) reported mixed earnings results after the bell todaywith a miss on the EPS side (reporting .06/share vs estimates of.07/share) and a beat on the revenue side (reporting $104 million vsestimates of $101.8).  EPS was off 68% from the year ago period, socertainly another solar company that is struggling to get growingagain.  The

Evergreen Solar (ESLR) Posts Better Than Expected Results As Revenues Surge, But Profits Elusive

There are certainly some things to like about Evergreen Solar (ESLR)and some things.. eh not so much.  The earnings results reveal it yetagain.  This is a company that continues to see revenues surging fasterthan any other solar company, but they just can’t turn a profit.  Whilemargins improved this quarter, they just can’t get the costs

LDK Solar (LDK) Announces Further Write Downs of $87.5 Million

LDK Solar (LDK) is announcing today it is modifying its previous preliminary unaudited financial resultsfor the 4th quarter and fiscal year 2008, to reflect an additionalwrite down of about $87.5 million to its inventories and an additionalprovision of $12.3 for prepayments to suppliers it may not recover. The modification comes as result of updated info about

Applied Materials Still On Track to Reach 10% Thin-Film Efficiency

Applied Materialsplans to produce solar factory equipment that could make thin-filmpanels with 10 percent efficiency at a cost of under $1 per watt nextyear. Reaching that goal is critical for signing new contracts for itsSunFab line in the next 12 months, said Mike Splinter, Applied’s CEO,during an earnings conference call with analysts on Tuesday. Thecompany

Amtech reports Q2 results; to intro new solar products — Diffusion + PSG Etch + PECVD

Amtech Systems Inc., a global supplier of production andautomation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solarcells, semiconductors, and silicon wafers, reported financial resultsfor its fiscal 2009 second quarter ended March 31, 2009. Q2 fnancial highlights:*Net revenue of $10.9 million, compared to $17.6 million in the prioryear quarter: approximately $3 million of shipments scheduled