20 Jul '12, 5pm

Ex-First Solar Exec Takes Helm at Battery Start-Up: Dave Eaglesham was instrumental in the scale-up of First So...

Ex-First Solar Exec Takes Helm at Battery Start-Up: Dave Eaglesham was instrumental in the scale-up of First So...

For new CEO Eaglesham, the technology is far different that what he saw as Chief Technology Officer for First Solar. But the challenge will be roughly the same as he tries to forge a path for a new technology in a field dominated by established players. During his time as CTO at First Solar from 2006 until May, he saw the company grow from a small operation with about $50 million in revenue to one generating close to $4 billion. Along the way, the cadmium telluride technology carved out a significant chunk of the market dominated by polysilicon panels. Now, he’s leading a company working to reinvent the batteries that could eventually power a world dominated by electric vehicles. Pellion was borne out of the labs of MIT in Cambridge, Mass., and it was launched with support from the Department of Energy. He’s replacing Gerbrand Ceder, who has led the company since its start...

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Solar Acquisitions Doubled to Record $10.8 Billion

Solar Acquisitions Doubled to Record $10.8 Billion

renewableenergyworld.com 19 Jul '12, 3pm

A record 3.9 gigawatts of projects changed hands last year, up 122 percent from 2010, the London-based consultant said in ...

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California: Ground Zero for Battery-Backed Sola...

greentechmedia.com 17 Jul '12, 4pm

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What the Wonderful Wizard of Oz Can Teach Solar

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renewableenergyworld.com 19 Jul '12, 2pm

Currently the PV industry is going through a significant correction as a result of an seven-year FiT-fueled party filled w...

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This series of meetups will be called “Start it Up, Power it Up” . “Start it Up” aims to encourage those who have not star...

Solexel, Unstealthed Thin Silicon Solar Startup, Raises $36.5M: Last week, we covered the unveiling of Solexel...

Solexel, Unstealthed Thin Silicon Solar Startup...

greentechmedia.com 17 Jul '12, 3pm

Last week, we covered the unveiling of Solexel, a thin-silicon technology startup hoping to bring 20-percent-efficient pho...

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Solar power to become most affordable renewable...

getsolar.com 25 Jul '12, 2pm

Solar power to become most affordable renewable energy source Wednesday, July 25th 2012 8:47 AM By GetSolar Staff. Thanks ...

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greenbuildermag.com 19 Jul '12, 11pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 21 Jul '12, 8pm

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