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Why:  Has developed a low-cost way of making better silicon solar cells.

Key innovation:  Its new panels are more efficient because they reflect less light and use thinner electrodes that block less light.

Public Company: Suntech
Headquarters: Wuxi, China
Founded: 2001
Employees: 12,548
Revenues: $2.5 billion
R&D: $43.3 million
Market Capitalization: $620 million


Zhengrong Shi (CEO)

Stuart Wenham (CTO)