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A new report from Emerging Energy Research predicts a huge increase of utility-based photovoltaic generating capacity in the United States in the the coming years.
Date: 12/05/2009
Type: Blog
Sandia National Laboratories scientists have developed tiny glitter-sized photovoltaic cells that could revolutionize the way solar energy is collected and used.
Date: 12/22/2009
Type: News
Researchers at South Dakota State University are working on a scanning probe microscope expected to play an important role in improving solar cell and LED efficiency.
Date: 01/05/2010
Type: News
Researchers at Caltech grow a silicon microwire solar cell array with a copper catalyst that are twice as efficient as prior nanowire cells grown with a gold catalyst.
Date: 01/07/2010
Type: News
Although small in size, First Solar's first utility-scale PV plant sets the stage for larger projects to come.
Date: 01/18/2010
Type: News
A look at how solar trackers are exploiting motion control and automation technology to boost energy production
Date: 02/08/2010
Type: Article
Trina Solar announces a monocrystalline-silicon solar cell that could achieve 18.8% efficiency in the lab.
Date: 02/10/2010
Type: News
Global Solar Energy is the first company to exceed 13 percent efficiency of thin film solar power modules.
Date: 02/25/2010
Type: News
Recent advancements in nanopillar arrays lead to more cost-effective photovoltaics.
Date: 03/10/2010
Type: Article
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is leading a $129.4 million investment in Amonix, a Southern California concentrating solar company.
Date: 04/21/2010
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics

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