Latest Photovoltaics in the United States Stories

2011-02-17 18:10:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SoloPower, a San Jose, California-based manufacturer of flexible thin film solar cells and modules, announced today that it has received a conditional commitment from the U.S.

2009-11-23 12:10:00

NASA's Kennedy Space Center turned a shade greener Nov 19 with the addition of five acres of electricity-producing solar panels to the spaceport's power grid.

2009-10-25 06:50:00

The largest power plant utilizing solar panels to generate renewable energy in the nation is set to begin production in southwest Florida, according to the Associated Press.

2008-10-28 03:00:33

HelioVolt has opened its first factory for manufacturing high-performance thin film solar energy products. The 122,400sqft sustainable facility in Austin, Texas is expected to create approximately 160 new jobs.

2008-10-17 15:00:20

HILLSBORO, Ore., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarWorld, a world leader in high quality solar power technology, today opens North America's largest solar cell manufacturing facility. The new plant is located in Hillsboro, Oregon and is expected to reach a capacity of 500 megawatts (MW) by 2011.

2008-10-14 15:00:23

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.

2008-10-08 09:00:42

First Solar, which manufactures solar modules with an advanced thin film semiconductor technology, has announced that it will expand its manufacturing and development facilities in Ohio.

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.

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