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.
Thin-film solar manufacturer finalizes $400 million in loan guarantee and raises $110 million in equity to ramp up solar manufacturing in U.S.
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.
Concentrator maker Soliant Energy raises $21 million, Sharp Solar and Signet Solar boost thin-film production, and a detailed solar resource map.
The green-tech darling has brought in about half a billion dollars in the last six years and hopes to finalize major solar-power facilities in San Jose, Calif., and Berlin.
The 10-megawatt solar farm being built in Nevada would be the largest thin-film installation in North America.
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.
Japanese solar manufacturer Solar Frontier signs up with IBM to further develop thin-film solar cells made from abundant materials.