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2011-04-18 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar North America, the premier solar industry exhibition and conference in North America and largest solar event in California, is returning to San Francisco for its biggest show yet at the Moscone Center from July 12-14. Reflecting the current state-of-the-solar-industry, the accompanying conference at Intersolar North America 2011 is the place to hear directly from the experts on all the hottest solar topics in North America. With...

2011-03-14 16:13:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- XsunX, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: XSNX), the developer of hybrid, thin-film photovoltaic (TFPV) solar cell technologies and manufacturing processes, today announced the company has entered into an agreement with Globe Future Technology Development Co., Ltd. (Globe Future) for the purchase of manufacturing systems and an operating license for XsunX's CIGSolar(TM) technology. Under the agreement, XsunX will provide Globe Future with an...

2011-01-17 03:57:00

BERNIN, France and ABU DHABI, UAE, January 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries, reports excellent results for the company's concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) system in Jordan, which is connected to the nation's electrical grid. The system, which was jointly installed with Azur Space Solar Power, ran continuously through the extremely hot summer and fall months, demonstrating...

2011-01-14 05:21:00

JIASHAN, China, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (NYSE: SOL), a leading global manufacturer of solar wafers and provider of solar modules, today announced that it has developed a new multicrystalline wafer, the Virtus Wafer, which improves solar cell efficiency. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080506/CNTU030) The Virtus Wafer, which has been endorsed by several leading global solar cell manufacturers, achieves an average...

2010-12-14 16:57:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Shrink Nanotechnologies, Inc. ("Shrink") (OTC Bulletin Board: INKN), an innovative nanotechnology company developing products and licensing opportunities in the solar energy industry, medical diagnostics and sensors and biotechnology research and development tools businesses, announced today through its wholly owned subsidiary, BlackBox Semiconductor, Inc., that its recently licensed "electronic glue" chemistry will enable high efficiency...

2010-10-11 15:23:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of Solar Power International, a new national poll shows that the vast majority of Americans overwhelmingly support development and funding of solar energy, and their support has remained consistent over the last three years. These and other findings were reported today in the 2010 SCHOTT Solar Barometer(TM), a nationally representative survey conducted by independent polling firm Kelton Research. The survey found that 94 percent of Americans...

2010-09-07 08:00:00

VALENCIA, Spain, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today a new line of electronic materials designed to enable manufacturers of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells to boost their power output through use of advanced, high-efficiency cell designs. The new materials include dielectrics and dopants, which are commonly used in high-volume semiconductor manufacturing. Honeywell Electronic Materials has been supplying electronic materials to the semiconductor industry...

2010-07-11 23:05:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- SoloPower, a California-based manufacturer of flexible, thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, today announced the launch of its debut CIGS-based, thin-film, lightweight, flexible SFX1-i Photovoltaic module. The SoloPower SFX1-i module will be on display at InterSolar 2010, July 13th -15th in San Francisco, CA at Shoals Technologies Group booth (Level 1- 7864) and eIQ Energy booth (Level 1- 7353). (Photo:...

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2010-07-06 10:21:27

Researchers from TU Delft have shown how the energy yield of relatively cheap solar panels, made of amorphous silicon, can be considerably raised: from around 7 percent to 9 percent. Gijs van Elzakker will obtain his PhD on this subject from TU Delft on Tuesday 6 July. Amorphous Researcher Gijs van Elzakker focused on solar panels that are made from so-called amorphous silicon, as opposed to the more commonly used crystalline silicon. Amorphous silicon has the great advantage that the solar...

2010-06-28 09:32:00

PHOENIX, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- RoseStreet Labs Energy, Inc. (RSLE) announced today a breakthrough laboratory demonstration of the first known multiband photovoltaic device featuring three distinct light absorption regions integrated into a single layer thin film device. This breakthrough is based on RSLE's IBand(TM) technology and is the first known intermediate band solar cell reduced to practice in a laboratory demonstration. This technology illustrates great promise for high...


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