Wall Street is always looking for the next big thing. The market constantly seems to recognize a trend ahead of the general media and once the newspapers start to talk about a subject, many of the stronger public players in that field have already made significant moves. Nowhere in the renewable energy sectors has this been more apparent than with solar related stocks.

Amorphous Silicon had the largest share of the thin film market (64%) as of the end of 2005. Cadmium Telluride had 26% share of the market and is ramping up very rapidly, with Copper Indium Gallium Selenide having a 10% share of the thin film market, with great potential, but is the least understood and least developed of the three materials.