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Posted by Steve Spence on February 22, 2004, 3:46 pm
I'm still a big fan of Evergreen Solar's String Ribbon technology. and feel
they have the ability to better the $/watt figures we have been seeing.


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Posted by Bubba bin Bubba on February 22, 2004, 5:57 pm
Its stock price is a bargain too.



Posted by Solar Guppy on January 28, 2004, 3:17 am
 Gig , it's long on hype , short on facts ..

they haven't made a panel with the "new" technology , the sandia panel is
standard Si ...
they don't make any mega-watts of panels , they are claiming they are
building a plant that could do that , wonder with WHO'S money !

They claim demonstrable 19% efficiency , but no references to recognized
labs to support there claims

I already posted this but they have claims that are technically false , at
least in regards to the need for isolation transformers , which is design
101 for any EE.

As far as 2.00/watt , you can buy that TODAY. I did at 1.50 watt and RIGHT
NOW ON EBAY anyone can from sunelectirc in Miami ... 1.99 , for 28 panels or
1.75 for 56.




Posted by Martin Riddle on January 28, 2004, 5:26 am
 You left out cell-lifespan.
Which is a big factor in the comparison of Si panels. caus... they have have
real numbers.

Will sunelectric split the shipments? (ie drop to seperate locations?)


Posted by Solar Guppy on January 29, 2004, 3:00 am
 Don't know about there minimum quantities... give them a call,

They just updated there web-site


BP 165 watt ,                      2.84 watt
Photowatt  , 155 & 165       2.54 watt
Sharp 165,175,185             3.21 watt
Sun 170 ,                            2.47 watt   (I believe the Sun line is
a re-labeled Matrix/Photowatt)
Sun 120 , laminate ,             1.99 watt  (no frame)

Looks like a pretty decent supply of panels , prices are now well under 3
bucks a watt for a varity of manufactures ...

have real numbers.

panels or



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