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thin-film photovoltaics

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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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Intel bankrolls Sulfurcell, a solar thin-film outfit

Berlin-based Sulfurcell steps into the global fight for solar panels with CIGS thin-film solar technology designed for building rooftops and facades.

By January 25, 2011

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Abound Solar nails DOE loan for thin-film factory

Thin-film solar manufacturer finalizes $400 million in loan guarantee and raises $110 million in equity to ramp up solar manufacturing in U.S.

By December 14, 2010

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Massive solar photovoltaic plants are California-bound

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric is working with OptiSolar and SunPower to add 800 megawatts of photovoltaic solar farms to the grid.

By August 14, 2008

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CIGS companies eye building-integrated photovoltaics

Thin-film solar power companies want to integrate solar cells with buildings, but they still have a way to go.

By May 16, 2008

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Solar thermal plants scrap steam for photovoltaic

Developers of solar thermal power plants are scrapping plans to use steam technology in favor of ever-cheaper solar panels.

By July 1, 2011

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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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First Solar and Sempra plan thin-film solar plant

The 10-megawatt solar farm being built in Nevada would be the largest thin-film installation in North America.

By July 24, 2008

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Thin-film solar startup Stion heads to Korea

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.

By December 20, 2011

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Thin-film outfit Global Solar touts efficiency, seeks expansion funds

Battling for cell efficiency and cheapest cost-per-watt, CIGS solar cell manufacturers are ramping up production.

By March 14, 2008