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A solar roof on every US residence

Oct 17, 2011 David Anthony and Tao Zheng calculate the total electricity that could be produced if every residential rooftop in the US had solar PV, a...

Canadian Solar makes a play for re-engineering solar economics

Oct 12, 2011 Alan King, Canadian Solar, discusses the design rules for Intelligrated Power PV panels, debuting at Solar Power International. King also...

PV profit margins flirt with single-digits

Oct 12, 2011 While Q4 2011 will slow the decline in PV industry -- polysilicon, wafer, cell, module, and inverter -- profits and margins, it won't be ...

PV technology forecast: Crystalline, crystalline, and more crystalline

Oct 7, 2011 As long as crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar PV is cheap, less-efficient thin-film solar cells will remain in the small minority. Navigant...

Higher-efficiency solar cells grab market share, slow price erosion

Oct 3, 2011 Amid a persistent and steep PV module price decline that is pressuring manufacturers' margins, more evidence is appearing that high-effic...

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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 t...

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 sig...

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 t...

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 of...

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 Sola...

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