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Description: CATANIA, Italy — The enormous glass building on the outskirts of this Sicilian city had been intended for making silicon wafers for flash memory chips. That plan got crushed by the global financial crisis.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Aug 17, 2018

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/business/energy-environment/europe-italy-solar-energy-china.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fbusiness&action=click&contentCollection=business&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=7&pgtype=sectionfront

Questions for discussion:

  • How is solar technology a good example of a global industry?
  • Why is the scale of production so important for a firm?
  • Can smaller businesses succeed?

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