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photovoltaics

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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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IEEE: Solar could challenge fossil fuel in 10 years

World's leading engineering organization says improved solar technology efficiency and scalability could facilitate cost parity.

By June 15, 2011

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Need a new roof? Solar power's included

OneRoof Energy offers solar cells integrated into roofing materials and a lease that avoids the upfront cost of installing panels.

By September 26, 2011

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Toshiba muscles into solar-energy business

Company creates unit dedicated to building large-scale power plants using solar-photovoltaic panels.

By January 5, 2009

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Konarka touts gains on niche-y flexible solar cells

Solar cells made with plastic are cheaper to manufacture, but the technology is still seeking out niche applications, such as gadget-charging bags and solar windows.

By November 29, 2010

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Tata Steel partnership yields solar girders

Dyesol solar panels incorporated into steel girders through research partnership.

By June 22, 2011

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Stick these solar cells on your phone or whatever else

These decal-like panels can go anywhere and don't lose any efficiency.

By December 28, 2012

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Report: U.S. solar $6 billion industry in 2010

Industry trade group says market grew 67 percent in one year, but U.S. fell behind other countries, with only 5 percent of the world's installed photovoltaics in 2010.

By March 23, 2011