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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


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


HelioVolt raises more cash

CIGS aren't on the market yet, but there's a lot of money floating around. And the Miasole layoff rumors aren't true, says company.

By October 21, 2007


Green news harvest: Exxon CEO calls for carbon tax

In a first, the CEO of the oil giant calls for a carbon tax, rather than a cap and trade. Meanwhile, small solar start-ups HelioVolt and Spectrawatt hit hurdles.

By January 9, 2009


Coming to a mall near you: Power-generating windows

Thin-film solar company HelioVolt signs on Architectural Glass & Aluminum to build curtain walls, or large windows, with integrated solar cells.

By May 6, 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


Miasole apparently going with layoffs after all

Solar-cell vendor has laid off 40 employees, according to a report. If true, it would cap off a tough year for the once-hot CIGS vendor.

By December 20, 2007


EV maker Bright Auto goes dark, blasts stalled DOE loan

Bright Automotive was counting on a U.S. government loan to build a factory for its hybrid utility van, but after three years of waiting, it's forced to shut down.

By March 2, 2012


Nanosolar touts 1 gigawatt solar cell machine

Nanosolar's production machine can turn out 100 feet of cells per minute, making it more cost-effective than existing manufacturing techniques, the company claims.

By June 18, 2008


IBM boosts solar cell made of abundant materials

Researchers achieve efficiency gains with cell that uses "earth-abundant" materials. Cheaper thin-film cells rely on comparatively rare or costly metals.

By February 11, 2010