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built-in photovoltaics

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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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A smarter mirror for cheaper solar power

Using digital technologies, startup Thermata looks to slash the cost of concentrating solar power plants which is needed to stave off the onslaught from cheaper solar photovoltaic panels.

By April 10, 2012

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Low-income apartments to have high efficiency

A Boston apartment complex is undergoing one of the largest deep-energy retrofit projects in the U.S. that is expected to cut energy use by about 70 percent.

By May 23, 2011

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Another solar plant to open in Tibet

Suntech, a China-based solar manufacturing giant, plans to build a 10-megawatt plant in Tibet.

By March 23, 2011

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Solar panel maker Stion to create 1,000 Miss. jobs

The Magnolia State will get a thin-film solar manufacturing plant as part of a state deal that includes a $75 million loan.

By January 5, 2011

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First Solar and Sempra plan thin-film solar plant

The 10-megawatt solar farm being built in Nevada would be the largest thin-film installation in North America.

By July 24, 2008

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Desalination without a membrane

Quos wants to take seawater and turn it into drinking water cheaply.

By December 5, 2007