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Concentrated solar attracts big-name investors

Kleiner Perkins and Goldman Sachs both show interest in veteran CPV systems manufacturer.

By April 21, 2010


Tiny solar cell dots printed for powerful array

Start-up Semprius blasts 1,000 suns worth of light onto dot-size solar cells assembled by machines to bring down the cost of concentrating photovoltaics.

By December 15, 2011


Solar begets solar at Amonix factory

Amonix's Gold-LEED-certified manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas is running on 100 percent solar energy to make concentrated solar cells.

By November 16, 2011


Multilayered solar cell boosts efficiency

Stanford spin-off Solar Junction expects to begin product within a year of super-efficient multijunction cells for concentrating photovoltaic systems.

By February 16, 2011


Vertical axis wind turbines trump others on land use

Caltech study finds that turbine placement and technology type can greatly affect power density, or power available per area, of wind farms.

By July 15, 2011


Concentrated solar to get big Colorado spread

The Rocky Mountain state is in line to host the world's largest concentrated solar farm, courtesy of companies backed by Goldman Sachs.

By August 10, 2010


Solar Junction claims cell efficiency record

Start-up, eyeing entry into the concentrating-photovoltaics market, says its multijunction cells have progressed faster than existing high-end solar cells.

By April 14, 2011


GreenVolts seeks to be Apple of high-end solar

Start-up raises $35 million for concentrating photovoltaic system that uses lenses to concentrate sun 1,300 times onto high-efficiency solar cells.

By December 14, 2011


IBM replants chip-cooling tech in solar farms

IBM has applied its silicon expertise to cool concentrating photovoltaics, high-powered solar panels used in solar farms.

By May 14, 2008


With transparent HP tech, pretty solar buildings?

Xtreme Energetics licenses flat-panel technology from Hewlett-Packard to make a solar concentrator that an energy-conscious artistic architect can work with.

By June 3, 2008