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CNET's iPhone series and why we decided to write it

commentary Jay Greene traveled to China to trace how an iPhone is made and ultimately recycled. We hope he got you thinking about how all consumer electronics are made.

By September 27, 2012

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Tiny solar cell dots printed for powerful array

Start-up Semprius blasts 1,000 suns worth of light onto dot-size solar cells assembled by machines to bring down the cost of concentrating photovoltaics.

By December 15, 2011

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GreenVolts seeks to be Apple of high-end solar

Start-up raises $35 million for concentrating photovoltaic system that uses lenses to concentrate sun 1,300 times onto high-efficiency solar cells.

By December 14, 2011

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Solar begets solar at Amonix factory

Amonix's Gold-LEED-certified manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas is running on 100 percent solar energy to make concentrated solar cells.

By November 16, 2011

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How to save green tech from crashing

There's a real risk that innovation in green technologies will slow for lack of money and interest. Here's why we need a leaner, meaner green tech 2.0.

By August 26, 2011

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Vertical axis wind turbines trump others on land use

Caltech study finds that turbine placement and technology type can greatly affect power density, or power available per area, of wind farms.

By July 15, 2011

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For Colorado, a solar farm made in the U.S.A.

Cogentrix, which promises that at least 80 percent of components for its rotating concentrated solar project will be locally sourced, wins a DOE loan guarantee.

By May 11, 2011

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Solar Junction claims cell efficiency record

Start-up, eyeing entry into the concentrating-photovoltaics market, says its multijunction cells have progressed faster than existing high-end solar cells.

By April 14, 2011

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Multilayered solar cell boosts efficiency

Stanford spin-off Solar Junction expects to begin product within a year of super-efficient multijunction cells for concentrating photovoltaic systems.

By February 16, 2011

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Concentrated solar to get big Colorado spread

The Rocky Mountain state is in line to host the world's largest concentrated solar farm, courtesy of companies backed by Goldman Sachs.

By August 10, 2010