14 Jul '11, 2pm

Abound Solar Goes Big in CdTe PV With a DOE Loan: The thin film solar market, such as it is, is really First S...

The thin film solar market, such as it is , is really First Solar followed by everyone else. Vying for the number two spot in 2011 are Sharp, Trony, Solar Frontier , Solibro and Solyndra . The field starts to get a little wider when you start looking out to 2012 and 2013. Can Solar Frontier really reach the 500 megawatts of CIS PV production it claims? Can Solyndra keep doubling its production levels? And can Abound Solar, a player in thin film cadmium telluride (CdTe) like First Solar , ramp up as it intends? Or will a MiaSolé or NanoSolar start to deliver on their long-standing scale-up promises? I spoke with Russ Kanjorski, VP of Marketing at the Colorado-based Abound Solar at the Intersolar show in San Francisco about the trajectory of his firm. Abound has drawn down some of its DOE loan guarantee in order to fund its factory buildout, a $400 million loan guarantee tha...

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SoloPower Founders Launch CdTe Thin Film Compan...

greentechmedia.com 13 Jul '11, 9pm

San Francisco—Encore Solar says it can lower the cost of cadmium telluride solar modules by 20 percent or more as well as ...

DOE Loan Guarantee, Solyndra, OMB, and House Energy and Commerce Drama Live from DC: OMB has been subpoenaed t...

DOE Loan Guarantee, Solyndra, OMB, and House En...

greentechmedia.com 14 Jul '11, 5pm

Statement from Solyndra, Inc. President and CEO President Brian Harrison in advance of the House Energy and Commerce Overs...

Anatomy of a Solar PV System: How to Continue "Ferocious Cost Reductions" for Solar Electricity via @reworld

Anatomy of a Solar PV System: How to Continue "...

renewableenergyworld.com 13 Jul '11, 3pm

Solar PV is unique. Because manufacturing can scale so quickly and the technology can be deployed so rapidly on existing i...

Thin Film Solar: The Market That Isn’t: San Francisco, California -- Reporting from Intersolar and the SEMI Fa...

Thin Film Solar: The Market That Isn’t: San Fra...

greentechmedia.com 12 Jul '11, 3pm

San Francisco, California -- Reporting from Intersolar and the SEMI Fab Manufacturer's Forum with a focus on thin film tec...

Solar Frontier’s Progress with Large Scale CIS ...

greentechmedia.com 13 Jul '11, 4pm

San Francisco, California -- I interviewed Brooks Herring, the VP of Communications and Operation at Solar Frontier during...

Next Vanguard ED o/ [otaku.fm] Sea☆A DREAM SHOOTER PV goes live

Next Vanguard ED o/ [otaku.fm] Sea☆A DREAM SHOO...

sgcafe.com 14 Jul '11, 10am

Sea☆A, a new idol group makes their debut in Japan with a new single called “Dream Shooter” that will be the ending theme ...

An Assessment of the Environmental Impact of CPV (and PV): The issue of embedded energy or Energy Payback Time...

An Assessment of the Environmental Impact of CP...

greentechmedia.com 13 Jul '11, 4pm

The issue of embedded energy or Energy Payback Time (EPBT) is moving more to the forefront in the world of renewable energ...

For the first time ever, renters can get #solar...

grist.org 15 Jul '11, 5pm

There's a reason California is the largest solar market in the country -- I mean, aside from its abundance of sun. Namely,...

Petra Solar of New Jersey Goes to Petra, Jordan: San Francsico, California -- Petra Solar of New Jersey is a d...

Petra Solar of New Jersey Goes to Petra, Jordan...

greentechmedia.com 13 Jul '11, 5pm

SAN FRANCISCO -- Petra Solar of New Jersey is a different kind of solar firm. We've covered the VC-backed firm over the co...

Solar Frontier CIS PV Panels Charging the Nissan Leaf: At 40 kilowatts, it's hardly the largest solar installa...

Solar Frontier CIS PV Panels Charging the Nissa...

greentechmedia.com 11 Jul '11, 3pm

At 40 kilowatts, it's hardly the largest solar installation in the world. But the Solar Frontier PV panel installation ann...

What Could Go Wrong With A Solar Panel? via Solar Feeds

What Could Go Wrong With A Solar Panel? via Sol...

solarfeeds.com 15 Jul '11, 1am

There is this wonderful article in Popular Science titled, “What could possibly go wrong with drilling into a super volcan...

First Solar Sets Thin Film Cd-Te Solar Cell Efficiency World Record

First Solar Sets Thin Film Cd-Te Solar Cell Eff...

cleantechnica.com 27 Jul '11, 4pm

First Solar has achieved a world record-setting cadmium-telluride (CdTe) solar photovoltaic (PV) cell efficiency of 17.3%,...

BREAKING - You heard at #intersolar first: The ...

solarindustrymag.com 12 Jul '11, 8pm

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has revealed plans for a new and possibly game-changing program for encouraging the do...

In depth: Car2go goes electric in San Diego

In depth: Car2go goes electric in San Diego

green.autoblog.com 14 Jul '11, 4pm

Paul Delong, Car2go's director of sales and marketing, told AutoblogGreen that the vehicles will be recharged in a way tha...

New study claims concentrated PV is more environmentally friendly than other techs #solar

New study claims concentrated PV is more enviro...

solarindustrymag.com 19 Jul '11, 3pm

A new report finds that concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar systems have distinct environmental advantages over other en...