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.
Concentrator maker Soliant Energy raises $21 million, Sharp Solar and Signet Solar boost thin-film production, and a detailed solar resource map.
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.
Solar cells made with new manufacturing processes and materials will take up a larger chunk of the solar pie, says researcher NanoMarkets.
These decal-like panels can go anywhere and don't lose any efficiency.
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.
Dyesol solar panels incorporated into steel girders through research partnership.