Photo Gallery: Sun Sets on Solar in Eastern Germany
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Photo Gallery: Sun Sets on Solar in Eastern Germany

Setting Sun Eastern Germany Hit Hard by Decline of Solar

The global solar industry has entered a brutal phase of consolidation and nowhere are the effects as dramatic as in eastern Germany. Several companies have already declared bankruptcy, leaving towns and cities in the region struggling with job losses and tax revenue shortfalls. The future bodes ill.