Reports: Sharp Solar's Wrexham plant under threat as company mulls European exit

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Terms of loan extensions will reportedly see Sharp withdraw manufacturing from US and Europe to consolidate in Japan

Sharp is reportedly planning to end production and sales of solar photovoltaic products in Europe and the US as early as next year. Several news outlets carry reports today suggesting the company will...

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