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The Department of Energy gave a loan guarantee to a California company to build a solar manufacturing plant in an area where an auto plant recently closed. The panels built at the plant would be able to supply energy for 24,000 homes a year.
Date: 09/03/2009
Type: News
A new type of solar ink was developed at the University of Texas at Austin this month. If perfected, the technology could replace traditional silicon photovoltaic cells as the cheapest form of solar available to consumers.
Date: 08/25/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
DuPont makes siginicant investment to expand production for its high-performance DuPont™ Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) product line.
Date: 08/25/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
The organic solar cell and OLED company Plextronics announced bringing in $14 million in funding, which could be enough for them to bring their thin, flexible cells to the market.
Date: 08/20/2009
Type: News
The solar manufacturing company Suntech Power announced making a multicrystalline silicon panel that convers 15.6 percent of light into electricity, a new world record for efficiency.
Date: 08/19/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
In a deal signed yesterday, First Solar Inc. will build two solar power plants for Southern California Edison to produce 550 megawatts of electricity.
Date: 08/18/2009
Type: News
According to a NextGen Research study, solar demand is on pace to continue strong demand through 2013.
Date: 08/06/2009
Type: News
According to several solar-industry experts, the solar industry has been underestimated by the federal government and not given sufficient incentives.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Smart grids have the potential to usurer in a distributed electricity grid, but must learn from the mistakes of cities that have already attempted to do this.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: Blog
By using concentrating sunlight, SHEC Energy has developed a high temperature solar application for residential electricity generation.
Date: 07/29/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics

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