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Solar Industry Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
This American company manufactures thin film PV cells and is a major player in solar power plant projects. It was the first company to reach the $1.00 per watt milestone. It was founded in 1990 under the name Solar Cells, Inc. That name has since changed. Can you guess what it is?Correct
Question 2 of 10
Having achieved great success in the late 2000s, including installing a 1.7 MW project for Google in 2007, this Chinese solar company has since filed for bankruptcy. It was the first company from China to default on its US bond payments.Correct
Question 3 of 10
Name the president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association, America’s national trade association for solar.Correct
Question 4 of 10
This SunPower co-founder of has also achieved a bit of fame for having a certain “effect” name after him. The effect he described goes like this: The price of solar photovoltaic cells tends to drop 20% for every doubling of industry capacity. Who is he?Correct
Question 5 of 10
Elon Musk may be the most famous geek on the planet these days. Along with heading Space X and Tesla, he also sits on the board of Solar City, which is headed by his cousin. What’s his cousin’s name?Correct
Question 6 of 10
This young Chinese company was founded in 2006, but has quickly risen to become one of the world leaders in producing solar cells. It reached the 1Gw mark in 2010. Today the company is experiencing more stability in the marketplace that its other Chinese counterparts. Chen Kangping is its Chief Executive.Correct
Question 7 of 10
Which one of these is not a solar business?Correct
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Question 8 of 10
Which company was not affected by tariffs against Chinese solar manufacturers?Correct
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Question 9 of 10
Which of these “other” companies did not recently stop, or announce the suspension of its production of solar cells?Correct
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Question 10 of 10
Which solar company was announced the undisputed leader in CIGS technology in 2012 by Green Tech Media?Correct