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2013-03-25 08:22:32

U.S. Export-Import Bank provides project financing to support MiaSole California exports SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KSK Energy Ventures, a leading India power development and generation company, and MiaSole, the leading manufacturer of copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film photovoltaic solar panels and system solutions, today announced that the commissioning of an 11.6MW solar photovoltaic project occurred on February 26, 2013. The project is...

2013-02-27 08:24:04

BEIJING, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "LIGHTWAY'' recently announced that its series of polycrystalline PV modules has been officially awarded JET certification by Japan Electrical Safety & Environment Technology Laboratories (JET). Following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, the Japanese government has introduced the FIT policy initiative to promote the PV industry. Lightway's JET certification, along with other certifications it has applied and received worldwide, further...

2013-02-12 14:53:42

A 10.7 percent conversion rate has been achieved using less than 2 micrometers of raw material The Photovoltaics-Laboratory (PV-Lab) of EPFL's Insitute of Microengineering (IMT), founded in 1984 by Prof. Arvind Shah and now headed by Prof. Christophe Ballif, is well known as a pioneer in the development of thin-film silicon solar cells, and as a precursor in the use of microcrystalline silicon as a photoactive material in thin-film silicon photovoltaic (TF-Si PV) devices. A remarkable step...

2013-01-31 08:23:10

ALBANY, New York, January 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Mining Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global mining equipment market is expected to reach USD 117.0 billion by 2018 from USD 71.5 billion in 2012 at a CAGR of 8.5% from 2012 to 2018. The Asia Pacific market was in a commanding position...

2013-01-27 23:00:35

Lucintel Projects $35,559 Million Revenue for Global Solar PV Cell Market in 2017 Irving, Texas (PRWEB) January 27, 2013 The global solar photovoltaic (PV) cell market has experienced strong growth in recent years. The market is expected to reach $35,559 million by 2017, with CAGR of 4% over the next five years. The global solar PV cell market comprises two broad categories, crystalline silicon, and thin-film. Thin-film technology is expected to grow faster as compared to crystalline...

2013-01-09 08:23:12

BEIJING, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanergy Holding Group, Ltd. (Hanergy), China's largest privately-owned clean-energy company, and the world's No. 1 thin-film PV-company today finalized its acquisition of US-based MiaSole, giving it a 100% stake in the firm. The China-US strategic partnership follows a 9-month search by MiaSole, which has already attracted more than $550 million from investors including KPCB, Vantage Point and other significant venture investors....

2013-01-08 05:03:08

Demand for construction of utility-scale solar power projects has skyrocketed thanks in large part to substantial government assistance. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Solar Farm Developers industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 The Solar Farm Developers industry has been exploding over the past five years. Demand for construction of utility-scale solar power projects has skyrocketed thanks...

Peel And Stick Solar Panels Unveiled At Stanford
2012-12-21 10:30:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Solar cells provide emissions-free power at a relatively low cost, but for all their benefits, the cells still have one major drawback — they are stiff, bulky and therefore limited in their application. According to a paper in the latest edition of Scientific Reports, however, Stanford engineers have just discovered a potentially revolutionary solution to this predicament — peel-and-stick solar cells. Until now,...

2012-12-04 08:23:27

RED BANK, N.J., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK) has commissioned the construction of an upgraded AR-Box(TM) solar cell processing station that will include black silicon capability. Like the original AR-Box, this second-generation device will be manufactured by MicroTech Systems, Inc., of Fremont, CA, a 12-year-old Silicon Valley company that designs and manufactures wet-bench manufacturing equipment for solar, LED, semiconductor, biomedical, data...

2012-11-12 08:23:21

NANJING, China, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar"), a leading solar one-stop solution provider, today announces the grid connection of a 1.45MW commercial rooftop project in Austria where ET Solar modules were used. The project was developed and executed by sinoPARTNER Technologie AG ("sinoPARTNER"), a German system integrator in Vorarlberg, with the investor being Vorarlerger Kraftwerke AG ("VKW"), an Austrian utility company. ET Solar was the only module...