Investor's Business Daily interviews Applied Materials' Charlie Gay on how the company is managing for success with its diversication into the solar business and focus on crystalline silicon solar, and just how far the solar industry has come in 30 years.
Are there always protests in Berkeley? In all fairness, you have to admire their passion for their causes. I recently visited the city to attend the fourth annual UC Berkeley Energy Symposium. The symposium, hosted by the Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC) - an interdisciplinary, student-run organization - was a successful and substantive event!
At the recent European Photovoltaic Industry Association conference (EU PVSEC), I had the opportunity to address attendees about the industrialization of solar energy.
Through our experience in enabling the semiconductor and display industries, I was able to share Applied’s perspective on the three stages of growth in the evolution of any industry (a) development (b) scaling and (c) mainstream.