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Germany stops energy subsidies, forcing First Solar to scale back

By Eileen De Guire / April 19, 2012

First Solar employees at the Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, plant will be losing their jobs when the it closes. Credit: First Solar. Turns out, Bill Gates was right. A few weeks ago we told you about an interview Gates did at the Wall Street Journal’s ECO:nomics conference. One of Gates’ points was that subsidies to support…

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