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Flexible solar panel uses thin-film cells (photos)

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.

15 Images By May 20, 2011

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IBM partners to produce thin-film solar cells

Japanese solar manufacturer Solar Frontier signs up with IBM to further develop thin-film solar cells made from abundant materials.

By October 20, 2010

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GE to build massive thin-film U.S. solar plant

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.

By April 7, 2011

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Solexant funded to print thin-film solar cells

Valley start-up raises $41.5 million to scale up roll-to-roll solar cell manufacturing process using nanocrystals made from cadmium telluride.

By June 4, 2010

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GE places solar bets on thin-film cells

Working with start-up PrimeStar Solar, General Electric is developing solar modules that use low-cost, cadmium telluride thin-film solar cells.

By March 18, 2010

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Stion to build double-layered thin-film solar

Solar start-up Stion raises $70 million to ramp up its production of thin-film solar modules and to build a panel with two layers of solar cells to improve efficiency.

By June 17, 2010

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Solar Power: GE buys in, thin film cells, solar map

Concentrator maker Soliant Energy raises $21 million, Sharp Solar and Signet Solar boost thin-film production, and a detailed solar resource map.

By October 14, 2008

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Money shines on thin-film solar maker SoloPower

SoloPower is said to have raised $200 million to ramp up manufacturing of CIGS thin-film solar cells, another hefty funding for alternative, cheaper solar technology.

By September 12, 2008

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Thin-film solar to see bright days ahead

Solar cells made with new manufacturing processes and materials will take up a larger chunk of the solar pie, says researcher NanoMarkets.

By August 9, 2007

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Global Solar goes back to future with thin film solar

Nothing like metal vapor for making solar cells, says Global Solar.

By June 26, 2007