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Solyndra tubes
Cylindrical CIGS: in a PV world dominated by flat plates of silicon, Solyndra's CIGS-based modules stood out. But the radical design had its downsides, and the company's inability to reduce production costs through scale-up contributed to its problems. Its proponents and the new price-fixing lawsuit pins the blame for Solyndra's bankruptcy squarely on a cartel of Chinese manufacturers instead. Credit: Solyndra.
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