By Michael Kanellos, Editor in Chief of Greentech Media. His colleagues Shayle Kann, Shyam Mehta, MJ Shiao, Rob Day, Eric Wesoff and Brett Prior also contributed.
The green tech industry will fondly remember 2010. After enduring collapsing prices and lackluster demand in 2009, solar companies saw panel shipments grow by an astounding 93 percent to 125 percent this year. Waiting lists for the new electric cars from Nissan and General Motors (GM) exceeded production quotas. Meanwhile, voters in California rejected a plan to suspend its carbon regulations while Washington extended tax credits and subsidies for solar, wind and biofuels for another year.
So what happens next?
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