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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


At Amonix, solar manufacturing is solar-powered (photos)

Amonix installs solar and other energy-saving specialty tools at its Gold LEED-certified concentrated solar manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas, Nev.

6 Images By November 16, 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


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


For Colorado, a solar farm made in the U.S.A.

Cogentrix, which promises that at least 80 percent of components for its rotating concentrated solar project will be locally sourced, wins a DOE loan guarantee.

By May 11, 2011


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


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


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


Concentrated solar attracts big-name investors

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

By April 21, 2010


California utility plows ahead with midsize solar

Pacific Gas & Electric gets green light to build midsize solar arrays between 1 and 20 megawatts, an approach meant to avoid the problems with large-scale solar.

By April 23, 2010