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Boom time ahead for solar panel makers

Demand surging with solar tech now viable after oversupply in 2010 squashed prices

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Solar panel makers globally are preparing for their best year since 2011, when US-backed Solyndra LLC went bust, as China and Japan take advantage of falling prices to shift more of their energy production to clean power.

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SOLAR panel makers globally are preparing for their best year since 2011, when US-backed Solyndra LLC went bust, as China and Japan take advantage of falling prices to shift more of their energy production to clean power.

Panel production is forecast to grow by almost a