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photovoltaics

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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 Jun. 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 Sep. 26, 2011

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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 Nov. 29, 2010

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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 Jan. 5, 2009

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Tata Steel partnership yields solar girders

Dyesol solar panels incorporated into steel girders through research partnership.

By Jun. 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 Dec. 28, 2012

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BASF, Philips shine light on OLED car roof concept

Using OLED technology, BASF and Philips imagine car roofs will be a source of light during the day and night.

By Jan. 19, 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 Mar. 23, 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 Jul. 15, 2011