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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.
Thin-film solar manufacturer finalizes $400 million in loan guarantee and raises $110 million in equity to ramp up solar manufacturing in U.S.
The 10-megawatt solar farm being built in Nevada would be the largest thin-film installation in North America.
Battling for cell efficiency and cheapest cost-per-watt, CIGS solar cell manufacturers are ramping up production.
These decal-like panels can go anywhere and don't lose any efficiency.
Solar cells made with new manufacturing processes and materials will take up a larger chunk of the solar pie, says researcher NanoMarkets.
California utility Pacific Gas & Electric is working with OptiSolar and SunPower to add 800 megawatts of photovoltaic solar farms to the grid.
A $5.9 million research program seeks to cut the installation cost of solar in half for home systems by building standardized components for racking and wiring.
Thin-film solar power companies want to integrate solar cells with buildings, but they still have a way to go.