Sanyo says it will build new solar cell plant

February 10, 2009
A Sanyo "eneloop solar light" that uses a solar power cell to power 9 LED panel lights. Sanyo Electric Co. said Tuesday it plans to build a new solar cell plant in Japan, as it aims to double its production of the technology to meet growing demand for clean energy

Sanyo Electric Co. said Tuesday it plans to build a new solar cell plant in Japan, as it aims to double its production of the technology to meet growing demand for clean energy.



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