Energy Secretary Steven Chu dubbed the program a "sun shot"
that was patterned on President John F. Kennedy's "moon shot" goal in the 1960s
First Solar Arizona vs Suntech Power Holdings Co China
Lowest cost solar producer is thin-film panel maker First Solar Inc, which is based in Tempe, Arizona.
Suntech China sold 250 MW of solar panels in North America 2010, about 25 percent of the market
The U.S. Department of Energy will spend $27 million to reduce the costs of solar power by 75%
source: source: reuters.com
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