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2008-11-06 15:00:23

Hague Corp. ("Hague") (OTCBB: HGUE), a publicly traded resource exploration company, today announced it has completed the planned reorganization transaction with Solterra Renewable Technologies, Inc. ("Solterra"), whereby Solterra has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hague. Pursuant to the transaction, Hague cancelled 40,000,000 shares of stock previously owned by Gregory Chapman, President, CEO and director of Hague, and Hague issued 41,250,000 shares to the former shareholders of...

2008-10-15 09:00:36

1366 Technologies, an MIT spin-off focused on engineering and manufacturing advanced silicon solar cells, today announced the company will host a grand opening reception on October 16 to debut its new Lexington, MA manufacturing facility. The speaking program will begin at 10:30 a.m. ET. Ian Bowles, Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, will deliver the Keynote address. Guided tours of the facility will be offered beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET. "I commend 1366...

2008-10-07 18:00:31

XeroCoat, Inc., a venture-backed Silicon Valley company in the solar energy industry, today announced that the company has received notice of issuance of three separate patents for its method of production and morphology control of silica and silica-like films. Initial patent grants have been received from Singapore and Australia. Additional patent grants from the United States, Europe, Japan, China, Canada, India, Mexico, and New Zealand are anticipated over the next 18 months. The...

2008-10-07 12:00:46

Konarka Technologies, Inc., an innovator in development and commercialization of Power Plastic(R), a material that converts light to energy, today announced the company has opened the largest roll-to-roll flexible thin film solar manufacturing facility in the world, preparing for the commercialization and mass production of its patent-protected thin film solar material, Power Plastic. Located in New Bedford, Massachusetts, the 250,000 square foot building was previously the location for...

2008-10-01 18:00:42

Osaka, Oct. 1 (Jiji Press)--Sharp Corp. on Wednesday started mass production of a second-generation thin-film solar cell at its plant in Katsuragi in Nara Prefecture, western Japan. The Japanese electronics maker invested about 22 billion yen in a new production line for the cell, boosting its annual production capacity for thin-film solar cells, including the old one, to 160 megawatts from 15 megawatts. The next-generation cell will be shipped first to large-scale power plants in...

2008-09-17 15:00:32

BOSTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The current and future leaders of New England's Clean Energy economy will be the focus of the 4th Annual Conference on Clean Energy (CCE), held in Boston on November 18 and 19. The conference, a centerpiece of Massachusetts' Clean Energy Week, brings together entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders in the clean energy startup community. This year's conference, held at the Hynes Convention Center, will feature presentations by more than 20 recently...

2008-09-11 09:00:11

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/74c120/inorganic_and_comp) has announced the addition of the "Inorganic and Composite Printed Electronics 2008-2018" report to their offering. This report is suitable for all companies developing or interested in the opportunity of printed or thin film electronics materials, manufacturing technologies or complete device fabrication and integration. It looks at inorganic technologies beyond conventional silicon for...

2008-09-10 03:00:20

Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) and its Global Network of Funds, the most active global cleantech investors, today announced that fifteen of their portfolio companies were recognized as finalists in the AlwaysOn 2008 Going Green 100 Awards honoring the top private cleantech companies. The fifteen companies include: Synthetic Genomics, the overall winner; Biofuel Box and Greenfuel Technologies for Biofuels; CoalTek and GreatPoint Energy for Clean Energy; Glycos Bio and EoPlex Technologies for...

2008-07-16 09:01:11

MEDFORD, Mass., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Wakonda Technologies, Inc., a developer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced it has raised $9.5 million in Series A financing from ATV (Advanced Technology Ventures), General Catalyst Partners, Polaris Venture Partners, Applied Ventures, LLC (the venture capital arm of Applied Materials, Inc.) and the Massachusetts Green Energy Fund. Wakonda is developing an inexpensive, patent-pending material that enables the production of high...

2008-07-08 18:00:36

By Sion Barry SOLAR energy company G24 Innovations (G24i) has won a top accolade at this year's Business Commitment to the Environment (BCE) Environmental Leadership Awards. Pat McFadden, Secretary of State for Employee Relations, presented the company witht he Product Premier Award. The BCE Awards recognised the development of G24i's portable solar power device, which has the potential to be used in the developing world. G24i is the world's first company to commercially manufacture...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.