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The political uproar over failed solar company Solyndra risks eroding support for valuable clean-energy technology programs and could starve promising solar companies of financing.
The FBI spoke to the Solyndra CEO at his home yesterday after searching company offices, as a hearing on the loan guarantee for the beleaguered solar company is on tap.
Evergreen Solar was a darling of Massachusetts politicians until it fell apart. But there's plenty to learn from what went wrong at this once-promising company.
Swiss lab improves efficiency for CIGS cells using plastic substrate, beating its own record and U.S. December announcement of 15.7 percent.
DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory confirms efficiency claim of thin-film photovoltaic manufacturer.
Due to industry scale, silicon solar cells are getting cheaper and more efficient, forcing thin-film alternatives to focus more on costs, according to a research report.
Retail giant expands its solar program with panels from First Solar and MiaSole, giving a boost to thin-film technology at businesses. SolarCity will install, finance, and own the panels.
Leases that cut the big upfront cost of solar-panel installation will become commonplace, argues SolarCity CEO. The company is betting on a high-tech, integrated approach to stand out.
Silicon Valley-based company claims industry-first UL certification for solar modules made from thin-film CIGS material which are making their way to market from multiple suppliers.
Stephan Dolezalek of VantagePoint Venture Partners takes the pulse of the venture-backed clean-tech industry and explains what's at play for companies trying to go public.