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photovoltaic

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Solar thermal plants scrap steam for photovoltaic

Developers of solar thermal power plants are scrapping plans to use steam technology in favor of ever-cheaper solar panels.

By July 1, 2011

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Massive solar photovoltaic plants are California-bound

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric is working with OptiSolar and SunPower to add 800 megawatts of photovoltaic solar farms to the grid.

By August 14, 2008

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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

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Volvo sunshade charges with solar power

A portable sunshade designed for the Volvo V60 hybrid electric-diesel car integrates photovoltaic panels for juicing on the go.

By July 23, 2013

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CleanPath creates $800 million fund to invest in solar

Renewable energy investment firm will focus on large photovoltaic solar projects in North America.

By June 22, 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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Chevy Volt to be assembled at solar-powered plant

General Motors is building a large photovoltaic solar array at the company's Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant--the plant that makes the Chevrolet Volt.

By May 12, 2011

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What's ahead for the U.S. solar market? (video)

At a San Francisco conference, executives describe the state of the photovoltaic market in the U.S. and what they see coming. The good news? The U.S. isn't Spain.

By November 17, 2011

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A smarter mirror for cheaper solar power

Using digital technologies, startup Thermata looks to slash the cost of concentrating solar power plants which is needed to stave off the onslaught from cheaper solar photovoltaic panels.

By April 10, 2012

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SolarCity taps GroSolar to bring solar leasing east

Residential solar installer SolarCity acquires the residential business of GroSolar, in a move to offer its photovoltaic panel leasing in the Northeast.

By February 17, 2011