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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


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


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


Who will make CIGS work for the solar sector?

CIGS is a seductively hard technology to get right.

By July 8, 2008


IBM muscles into CIGS solar-cell market

Big Blue and Japanese semiconductor equipment manufacturer Tokyo Ohka Kogyo plan to develop technology that can hit $1 per watt in two or three years.

By June 15, 2008


HelioVolt claims CIGS solar efficiency mark

There's a race to produce solar cells from CIGS that approach silicon's efficiency. HelioVolt says it's getting there--and fast.

By May 11, 2008


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


HelioVolt selects Texas for its first CIGS plant

You've heard about them for years, but CIGS solar cells are finally coming to market.

By December 19, 2007


CIGS solar producer SoloPower gets $30 million

Start-up will use series B funding to build out 20-megawatt solar-cell manufacturing plant.

By July 12, 2007