In the largest funding for solar PV this year, Stion gets $130 million to make thin-film solar panels the company claims are quickly improving in efficiency.
SoloPower's thin-film solar panels are made into flexible rolls, which makes them easy to manufacture, transport, and install, the company says. Join CNET for a factory tour.
General Electric plans to build the largest solar panel manufacturing plant in the U.S. which will produce 400 megawatts worth of thin-film panels aimed at utilities and commercial customers.
Japanese solar manufacturer Solar Frontier signs up with IBM to further develop thin-film solar cells made from abundant materials.
The thin-film solar cells to be produced, which will feature 12.8 percent efficiency, were developed by PrimeStar Solar, which is now being acquired by GE, its lead investor.
Berlin-based Sulfurcell steps into the global fight for solar panels with CIGS thin-film solar technology designed for building rooftops and facades.
Silicon Valley-based thin-film solar company secures a loan from the state of Oregon to build a manufacturing plant as it seeks to bring more products to market.
Thin-film solar manufacturer finalizes $400 million in loan guarantee and raises $110 million in equity to ramp up solar manufacturing in U.S.
Valley start-up raises $41.5 million to scale up roll-to-roll solar cell manufacturing process using nanocrystals made from cadmium telluride.
General Electric says its thin-film solar panels will be available next year along with equipment to ease operation of utility-scale solar power plants.