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2011-12-20 08:00:00

RED BANK, N.J., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK) has been granted a patent license agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop and commercialize a line of black silicon products--including equipment, chemicals, and solar cells---based on NREL patents. The license grants Natcore exclusivity in the field of diffused emitters with liquid phase passivation. Natcore and NREL...

2011-10-31 07:18:00

HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Astronergy, a subsidiary of the Chint Group, was selected to provide its thin film amorphous microcrystalline silicon technology (a-Si/uc-Si) PV panels for a 1.65MWp solar park in Thailand. Astronergy has seen an increase in demand for its thin film panels due to its low voltage, high efficiency (approaching 10%), and competitive pricing. The ability to offer MunichRe power performance insurance and being backed by Black & Veatch...

2011-10-25 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MiaSole, the leading manufacturer of copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film photovoltaic solar panels, today announced its latest efficiency breakthrough at 13% is now in volume production at its facility in the Silicon Valley, California. This efficiency gain represents a 30 percent improvement since the beginning of the year, while over the same timeframe decreasing costs per watt by a similar amount. "The 13 percent production...

2011-10-12 11:45:06

Researchers in Singapore have exploited advanced nanostructure technology to make a highly efficient and yet cheaper silicon solar cell. With this development, the researchers hope that the cost of solar energy can be halved. Developed jointly by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME), the new thin-film silicon solar cells are designed to be made from cheaper, low grade silicon. However it is able to generate electricity currents close to that...

2011-09-29 10:40:00

DALLAS, Texas, September 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thin Film Solar Technology Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011 to 2017 [http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/130889-thin-film-solar-technology-market-shares-strategies-and-forecas.html ] Thin Film Solar Markets at $2.9 billion in 2010 are set to grow to $44 billion by 2017, with the total solar energy market reaching $ 1 trillion sometime in the middle of 2021. 'Thin Film Solar Technology...

2011-09-14 08:00:00

RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Patent Office has awarded patent no. 7,999,176 B2 to Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V; NXT; NTCXV.PK) for a solar cell structure that uses carbon nanotubes to improve cell performance. Approved in April, this patent was issued on August 16. This patent, and the three earlier foundational patents on which it is based, cover a liquid phase deposition (LPD) process for growing inorganic films on silicon. One of these earlier patents is...

2011-09-07 08:00:00

RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A research team working under Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK) co-founder Prof. Andrew Barron has fabricated two families of multilayer quantum dot films, one with silicon quantum dots and the other with germanium quantum dots, both of which have demonstrated the ability to produce a photo-generated current. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110907/NY63675 ) Achieved under the Natcore joint research agreement with Rice...

2011-09-07 03:07:00

BURNABY, BC, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Day4 Energy Inc., a leading global provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) products and solutions and Roth & Rau (R&R), a world leader in mass production equipment for solar cell production announce that a first module with an efficiency of 19.3% (cell area) has been produced. The new cells and PV modules utilize R&R's Heterojunction Technology and Day4's DNA Technologies. Roth & Rau has already announced the latest results of...

2011-09-03 07:00:00

Leading thin-film solar manufacturers have placed orders for 20 production systems in 2011. Son, The Netherlands (PRWEB) September 03, 2011 Smit Ovens today announced that it has seen strong sales growth for its thermal solutions for high volume thin-film solar production so far in 2011. The company has sealed deals for 16 atmospheric pressure thermal tools for CdTe production â“ making it the market leader with the largest installed equipment base in this field. Smit...

2011-08-25 08:20:01

- Proactively Promote Regional off-grid Application Development- Efficiently Increase Market Share in Africa MarketHong Kong, Aug 25, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Trony Solar Holdings Company Limited ("Trony" or "the Company", stock code: 2468.HK), China's largest manufacturer of thin film photovoltaic ("PV") modules, is pleased to announce that its East Africa office in Kenya has commenced operation aiming tointensify its regional solar off-grid applications development and raise the market share...