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 pairing biology and photovoltaics, a new "electrofuel" system could build alternative fuels.
Chinese PV maker unveils semitranslucent photovoltaics that look like mirrors, windows, and skylights.
IBM has applied its silicon expertise to cool concentrating photovoltaics, high-powered solar panels used in solar farms.
Solar photovoltaics and biofuels are the hottest investment categories in clean tech--perhaps too hot, says VC Maurice Gunderson.
The 10-megawatt solar farm being built in Nevada would be the largest thin-film installation in North America.
Thin-film solar manufacturer finalizes $400 million in loan guarantee and raises $110 million in equity to ramp up solar manufacturing in U.S.
Suntech, a China-based solar manufacturing giant, plans to build a 10-megawatt plant in Tibet.
Solar company Konarka has signed a deal with window maker Arch to put its transparent solar cells between planes of glass for power-generating windows.
The Magnolia State will get a thin-film solar manufacturing plant as part of a state deal that includes a $75 million loan.