) -- With countless stories about the glut in the solar supply chain, and the accompanying ruminations about how long it will last,


users have made their voices heard and told us which stock they believe will survive the best.

By early Friday afternoon,

LDK Solar




( SPWRA) brought up the rear, garnering 5.9% and 7.9% of the vote, respectively.

Suntech Power


garnered about 24.5% of the vote, trailing second-place

Yingli Green Energy


with 27.9%.

But at the end of the day, most voters cast their lots with

First Solar

(FSLR) - Get Report

, the behemoth solar-panel maker known for its thin-film technology. In all, the Tempe, Ariz.-based operation gleaned some 33.8% of the share.

On Friday afternoon, First Solar shares were bidding higher, rising $1.21 to $151.83. Since the year began, shares have moved up by 10%, though their value is still off the highs reached in May when the stock price topped $200.

-- Written by Sung Moss in New York

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