After months of speculation, Bosch has today confirmed it will exit the crystalline solar sector. As of 2014, the German company will cease production of its photovoltaic ingots, wafers and cells. It will also "quickly" sell its solar business units, including its majority stake in aleo. Decreasing prices has been blamed for the decision. Up to 3,000 employees will be affected.
Read more: http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/bosch-solar-exit-official-3-000-jobs-at-stake_100010664/#ixzz2OIE8jCjS