Dive brief: California solar power maker Stion is shutting down its Hattiesburg, Mississippi plant, potentially laying off 137 workers in an attempt to shut down operations, blaming cheap foreign panels for its demise. Mississippi loaned Stion nearly $ 75 million and gave the company tax breaks and other incentives toRead More →

U.S. thin-film solar module maker Stion is shutting down even as the U.S. government prepares to implement trade remedies designed to strengthen the nation’s solar panel manufacturing industry. The San Jose-based company confirmed to GTM on Monday its intention to “cease operations” in a letter signed by Stion’s management. TheRead More →