CPV Solar Articles

CPV ramps to utility status in 2011

Oct 18, 2011 Nancy Hartsoch, of the CPV Consortium and SolFocus, shares the status of CPV with senior technical editor Debra Vogler. This year, the first utility-scale in...

Skyline Solar unveils CPV technology at SPI, chats about subsidies

Oct 18, 2011 Tim Keating, VP of marketing and field operations at Skyline Solar, recently discussed the company’s new glass-and-silicon concentrated photovoltaics (CPV) p...

More DoE love: 1366, Cogentrix claim $240M for mc-Si, CPV projects

Sep 9, 2011 Days after pledging $145M across 69 solar projects, the US DoE is pledging even more to a pair of companies: 1366 Technologies for its Direct Wafer mc-Si pro...

Multijunction solar cells, OLEDs candidates for Deutscher Zukunftspreis

Aug 29, 2011 Each year, the jury of Germany's Deutscher Zukunftspreis nominates teams that acheive scientific breakthroughs and commercialize the results. This year, one ...

Thermal photovoltaics exploit nanostructuring for higher efficiency

Aug 12, 2011 MIT researchers developed a photovoltaic system that relies on heat to generate electricity without mechanical parts. The material's nano-surface engineering...

Photovoltaics Industry News

SolarWorld files complaint against Chinese panelmakers, cell manufacturers

Oct 20, 2011 A coalition of seven US-based solar panel manufacturers filed a complaint Wednesday alleging unfair trade practices, setting off an investigation that could thrust the...

SPI's evolution: From T-shirts to corporate suits

Oct 20, 2011 eIQ Energy's Oliver Janssen scans the show floor on Day Two of Solar Power International (SPI), seeing noticeably more corporate firepower as a sign of the show's grow...

Solectria Renewables adds PV inverter manufacturing in China, India

Oct 19, 2011 US-based PV inverter maker Solectria Renewables LLC will open a 300MW manufacturing plant in China and a 200MW factory in India, supporting sales to the local markets....

SPI: Keynotes touch on jobs, values

Oct 18, 2011 Keynote speakers opening this week's Solar Power International (SPI) show in Dallas pointed to the industry's importance in US job creation, and offered an inspiration...

CA's solar leadership today and tomorrow

Oct 18, 2011 California has long been the US leader for solar power. But will things stay that way? At Solar Power International, Cecilia Aguillon, Kyocera Solar, tells senior tech...


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