Solar energy market expected to grow quickly

  • Despite the rapid decline of oil prices and a slowdown in the semiconductor and FPD (flat-panel display) industries recently, global investment in solar energy has continued to build – a trend that has helped bring in a backlog of orders for thin-film solar products at Applied Materials. Digitimes recently had an opportunity to talk with Gilad Almogy, senior vice president and general manager of display and thin-film solar business group at Applied Materials, on the prospects of the global photovoltaic market.

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