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3M has said it will build a manufacturing facility for photovoltaic materials and renewable energy products in China’s Hefei High-tech Park.
The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) has published its 2011 Solar Company Scorecard. SolarWorld has come out on top, with Trina Solar following close behind. A number of other leading companies, however, failed to...
The European Commission has granted 3Sun Srl €49.06 million of regional investment aid. The funds will be used towards the establishment of a 240 megawatt, €358.68 million photovoltaic module production plant.
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. has expanded its annual photovoltaic cell capacity to 570 megawatts, having added a new manufacturing site in Hefei City, China.
New Energy Technologies, Inc. and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA).
In another "efficiency record" for today, Q-Cells SE says it has reached an efficiency of 14.7 percent for a mass-produced CIGS thin film solar module, which has been manufactured via monolithic integration. This figure has been...
According to its in-house measurements, Solar Frontier says it has achieved 17.2 percent aperture area efficiency on a 30 x 30 cm thin film CIS-based PV submodule. This, states the company, is a world record.