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cigs

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Inhale Oxford's Word of the Year: 'Vape'

Slang terms "clickbait," "normcore," and "mansplain" lose to "vape" as Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year, which proves electronic cigarettes might not be a drag.

By November 19, 2014

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E-joints: The toke of the future?

With the rise in prominence of "e-cigs," electronic cannabis may not be too far behind. A Dutch company claims it's created the first legal e-joint.

By June 26, 2014

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Friends don't let friends smoke (says e-cigarette company)

A new ad for NJoy e-cigarettes treads very close to suggesting that e-cigarettes are somehow healthier than your Marlboros. Yes, it even uses the line "friends don't let friends smoke."

By January 4, 2014

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Solar CIGS reach 18.7 percent efficiency

Swiss lab improves efficiency for CIGS cells using plastic substrate, beating its own record and U.S. December announcement of 15.7 percent.

By June 1, 2011

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Solar CIGS reach 15.7 percent efficiency

DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory confirms efficiency claim of thin-film photovoltaic manufacturer.

By December 2, 2010

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Solar startups set new power records

Startups Alta Devices and Semprius boast new solar efficiency records using very different techniques in an effort to knock down the price of solar power.

By February 6, 2012

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Next-gen solar tech makes big leagues

Solar Frontier's thin-film technology will be used at a 150 megawatt solar farm in California because of price and year-round production.

By January 18, 2012

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First Solar pushes pedal in solar-efficiency race

Industry cost leader First Solar says it expects to bring thin-film solar panels to market with an efficiency between 14 percent and 15 percent in three years, as competition heats up.

By January 17, 2012

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Dow starts mass-marketing solar shingles

Company is releasing flat-laying thin-film CIGS solar shingles in a first U.S. market: Colorado. A dozen states are set to follow by the end of 2012.

By October 20, 2011

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Solar cell breakthrough could hit 40 percent efficiency

Researchers at two Arkansas universities, backed by NASA, win an additional $1 million in funding to further their efforts.

By September 22, 2011