KUNM Local
3:40 pm
Wed September 28, 2011

AZ Solar Co. Tries to Stay Ahead of Industry Turmoil

The spectacular failure of the American solar company Solyndra has focused attention on the struggle of renewable energy to compete in a global marketplace. But there may be a bright spot in Arizona. The manufacturer First Solar makes those iconic photovoltaic panels more cheaply than anyone else. From the Fronteras Changing America Desk, Peter O'Dowd reports the solar titan is trying to stay ahead of an industry in turmoil.