22 Results for

building-integrated photovoltaics

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CIGS companies eye building-integrated photovoltaics

Thin-film solar power companies want to integrate solar cells with buildings, but they still have a way to go.

By May 16, 2008

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Thinly sliced cells slash solar power costs

Startup Twin Creek's equipment creates super-thin silicon solar cells to dramatically cut the cost of solar panel production.

By March 12, 2012

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Need a new roof? Solar power's included

OneRoof Energy offers solar cells integrated into roofing materials and a lease that avoids the upfront cost of installing panels.

By September 26, 2011

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Tata Steel partnership yields solar girders

Dyesol solar panels incorporated into steel girders through research partnership.

By June 22, 2011

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Intel bankrolls Sulfurcell, a solar thin-film outfit

Berlin-based Sulfurcell steps into the global fight for solar panels with CIGS thin-film solar technology designed for building rooftops and facades.

By January 25, 2011

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Konarka touts gains on niche-y flexible solar cells

Solar cells made with plastic are cheaper to manufacture, but the technology is still seeking out niche applications, such as gadget-charging bags and solar windows.

By November 29, 2010

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GE challenge stirs radical ideas for cleaner grid

Smart-grid challenge brings a flood of innovative approaches to making the grid work better and more cleanly. In about a month, the winners will be announced.

By September 30, 2010

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Global Solar rolls out stick-on solar panels

Flexible thin-film solar modules are designed to be glued to flat commercial rooftops or integrated directly into roofing membrane materials.

By August 31, 2010

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Built-in solar struggles with costs, efficiency

Given their unobtrusive nature, photovoltaic materials integrated into rooftop material were once touted as the next big thing in solar power. Instead, they're in the doldrums.

By August 11, 2010

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Solar panels that actually look nice

Chinese PV maker unveils semitranslucent photovoltaics that look like mirrors, windows, and skylights.

By June 3, 2010