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Solar Systems Forecast a Bright Future -- Research Report on GT Solar International, Inc. and Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.

June 8, 2011 - MACAU

Today, announced its research report highlighting GT Solar International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOLR) and Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENER). Full content and research is available at

New innovations within the solar industry are fostering the arrival of increased investor attention. With the global economy in recovery and economic reports showing signs of renewed economic growth, analyst outlook remains positive for the sector through to 2012. According to the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics, the global semiconductor market grew ninety-six percent over the last ten years and is expected to continue to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of eight percent.

Equity Markets has reviewed GT Solar International, Inc. and its subsidiaries as a global provider of polysilicon production technology and manufacturing services for the solar industry. Its customers include various solar companies, as well as companies in the chemical industry. It was recently announced that the Company has received an order for its advanced sapphire crystallization furnaces totaling $460.4 million from a new market entrant. The order represents a significant milestone for the company as a leader in the fast-growing LED industry. The full research report on GT Solar International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOLR) is available here:

Equity Markets is covering Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD) because it commercializes materials, products and production processes for the alternative energy generation. Its solar sales represent over 90% of the Company's revenues. United Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. the global leader in flexible, lightweight solar products and systems, announces that it will host a grand opening ceremony at its new manufacturing facility. With this project, United Solar is deploying $8MM USD of capital equipment and investing an additional $4MM USD for improvement and equipment relocation for a total investment of $12MM USD. The full research report on Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENER) is available here:

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