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By Carrie Xiao, Solar Media

For the past two years, Taiwan’s PV manufacturers have been weathering a heavy storm prompted by shifting global demand for their wares. But as Carrie Xiao reports, government efforts to stimulate a local end market for PV is proving to be a potential lifeline

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