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2009-09-28 10:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif. and DUBLIN, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Representing the best of Ireland's clean-tech innovation, the CEOs of 12 Irish companies will visit Silicon Valley this week to engage with the region's clean-tech influencers, establish connections with strategic partners and showcase their technologies to local innovators, municipalities, utilities and venture capitalists. Within the technology mix there are new-generation bio-fuels, inventive solar solutions and a unique...

2009-09-14 08:00:00

LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- 1366 Technologies (www.1366tech.com), a silicon photovoltaics company, today unveiled two breakthrough technologies for multi-crystalline silicon solar cells. The company's significant advancements in cell texturing and metallization deliver simpler, more commercially-viable solutions for multi-crystalline cell manufacturers striving to reach 18 percent efficiency. 1366 Technologies' Self-Aligned Cell (SAC) architecture breaks the historic...

2009-09-08 10:24:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovalight, Inc., a privately-held firm providing printed silicon ink solar cell technology, today announced that the company has demonstrated a record 18 percent conversion efficiency with silicon-ink processed solar cells. The industry standard size solar cell results were independently certified by two of the world's recognized solar cell testing centers, the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and The...

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2009-08-24 14:10:00

Solar cells could soon be produced more cheaply using nanoparticle "inks" that allow them to be printed like newspaper or painted onto the sides of buildings or rooftops to absorb electricity-producing sunlight.Brian Korgel, a University of Texas at Austin chemical engineer, is hoping to cut costs to one-tenth of their current price by replacing the standard manufacturing process for solar cells "“ gas-phase deposition in a vacuum chamber, which requires high temperatures and is...

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2009-08-04 12:20:00

Researchers the world over are striving to develop organic solar cells that can be produced easily and inexpensively as thin films that could be widely used to generate electricity.But a major obstacle is coaxing these carbon-based materials to reliably form the proper structure at the nanoscale (tinier than 2-millionths of an inch) to be highly efficient in converting light to electricity. The goal is to develop cells made from low-cost plastics that will transform at least 10 percent of the...

2009-07-20 05:30:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XsunX, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: XSNX), an established solar company, today announced that company representatives who attended Intersolar North America and Semicon West 2009 (July 14-16) received positive response to the company's cross-industry CIGS technology plan. The company recently announced that it is developing a breakthrough thin-film photovoltaic (TFPV) cross-industry technology that may soon utilize the excess manufacturing...

2009-07-14 05:30:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XsunX, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: XSNX), an established solar company, today announced that it is developing a breakthrough thin-film photovoltaic (TFPV) cross-industry technology that may soon utilize the excess manufacturing capacity of the mature hard disc drive (HDD) industry to mass produce high efficiency, low cost solar cells to truly capture the power of the sun. Mr. Joseph Grimes, XsunX's President, stated, "XsunX is excited...

2009-07-07 08:12:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new research report from NanoMarkets, a leading industry analyst firm based here, while other areas of printed electronics (PE) have languished, printed photovoltaics (PV) has continued to establish itself as both a real business and one of the few hopes for printed electronics. NanoMarkets' latest forecast of printed PV sees the market growing to $1.9 billion by 2014 with two-thirds of that coming from printing the core cell structure...

2009-06-22 09:33:00

United Renewable Energy, LLC to install first GA Solar Panels Powered by Suniva ATLANTA, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Woodbridge at Parkway Village Independent Senior Living Facility in Fairburn will be the first commercial location to receive an all-Georgia Solar power installation. The new "Powered by Suniva" panels include highly-efficient and low-cost photovoltaic cells, manufactured by Norcross, GA-based Suniva, Inc., and will be installed by Alpharetta-based United Renewable Energy,...

2009-04-14 12:53:00

Industry's first cell-to-module architecture seamlessly accommodates multi-crystalline, mono-crystalline and UMG silicon-based solar cells ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Advent Solar, Inc., a leading innovator of next generation silicon-based solar technology, today announced that it has successfully expanded its Ventura(TM) Technology manufacturing capability across all silicon types, including multi-crystalline, mono-crystalline and UMG. As the industry's first comprehensive...


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