Taiwan solar module makers to benefit from new US military procurement regulations
Nuying Huang, Taipei; Willie Teng, DIGITIMES
A provision in a military authorization law signed by US president Barack Obama on January 7, 2011, which requires the Defense Department to purchase only American-made solar panels, could benefit Taiwan-based solar companies that have set up manufacturing...
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