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New approach aims to slash cost of solar cells

03/08/2012

Solar-powered electricity prices could soon approach those of power from coal or natural gas thanks to collaborative research with solar start-up Ampulse at the US Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Update: More details on Apple's NC solar farm

03/07/2012

One month after revealing plans for a big solar project at its new data farm in North Carolina, Apple has opened the kimono a bit more to show the project's planned output, ready date, and one of the key partners.

Thin-film solar PV suppliers unite under "PVThin" banner

03/06/2012

A half-dozen firms are promoting thin-film solar PV's "social, economic and environmental benefits." Silicon need not apply.

UAE's Microsol buying Solon's assets

03/06/2012

Another facet to the solar sector's ongoing consolidation: Solon has agreed to be bought by Microsol, a solar cell manufacturer based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for an undisclosed amount.

Performing plastics: New marks for polymer solar cells

03/05/2012

New benchmarks are still far from commercial power generation, but consumer apps are a low-hanging fruit.

How to survive solar's unhealthy consolidation

03/02/2012

As the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry plows through the current consolidation, here's a list of things to understand and remember about pricing, costs, markets, and just getting along.

Why Solar Flagships' peril won't derail PV in Australia

03/01/2012

Australia's Solar Flagships program was meant to pave the way for large-scale solar power development, but recent problems illustrate why the market has moved on without it.

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NanoMarkets Announces the Release of Latest Report on Silver in Photovoltaics Applications

India, March 9 -- NanoMarkets has announced the release of its latest report on smart windows, "Silver in Photovoltaics-2012."Glen Allen, Virgini...

Age of warning satellite causes concern

A U.S. satellite giving the only advance warning of incoming high-energy solar particles is getting old and is possibly on its last legs, resear...

Mainz Solar completes first solar power plant in Italy

The 200kWp installation on the rooftop of a manufacturing site of Schott Italvetro in Borgo a Mozzano went online at the beginning of January 201...

DELAWARE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE TO BUILD STATE OF THE ART SOLAR PARK

The following information was released by the office of the governor of Delaware: Delaware Electric Cooperative will soon break ground on a ...

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Powering The Solar Revolution

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Measuring: The Key Component For Optimizing Your Solar Simulator

Measurement of a solar simulator is a very important task and should be completed at least every 3 months. Lamps and power outputs of simulators ch...

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FREE WEBCAST: The Impact of Soldering Materials and Process on cSi Module Reliability

This presentation discuss how materials used in joining cSi solar cells, along with the process used, can have a significant impact on the electrical and mechanical reliability of the assembled module.

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FREE WEBCAST: Solar Simulator Spectrum Measurement and Calibration

This free webinar discusses the classification and need of measuring a solar simulator.

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Solon files for insolvency

12/15/2011 SOLON SE filed an application for the opening of insolvency proceedings, following "intensive efforts" on a financial restructuring. SOLO...

FSLR, sustainable markets, and a word about the solar bubble

12/15/2011 First Solar's reduced expectations and strategic shift away from subsidized markets reminds us that the road to solar's future will be expensive, p...

PV inverter teardown identifies price-reduction opps

12/15/2011 IHS performed its first teardown of a solar PV inverter on the Power-One Inc. Aurora PVI-4.2-OUTD-S-US inverter, and used this data to suggest area...
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