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Ecoprogetti Supplies Equipment to New Solar Manufacturing Plant

Italy-based solar manufacturing equipment specialist Ecoprogetti recently completed the buildout of a 25 MW/year module factory for Solartecc Green Energy in Bahrain.

NREL’s Six-Junction Solar Cell Nears 50 Percent Efficiency

Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have created a solar cell with an efficiency of nearly 50%.

Navigant Research Report Reveals Potential Surge of Li-Ion Batteries

A new report from Navigant Research provides a database of global energy storage projects, along with a regional analysis of technology choice,...

Single-Axis Tracker Maker Sunfolding Scores New Investments

​​​​​​​Sunfolding, a producer of single-axis tracker systems, has closed a $32 million Series B growth funding round. G2VP and Macquarie Capital join...

With New Facility, First Solar Claims Title Of Western Hemisphere’s Largest Solar Manufacturer

First Solar Inc. has begun production at its new photovoltaic module manufacturing facility in Lake Township, Ohio, its second factory in the...
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GameChange Solar Sees Significant Boost In Texas

New York City-based GameChange Solar has increased its tracker manufacturing capacity in the U.S. to over 10 GW and allocated 4 GW...

REC Silicon Considers Shuttering Montana Facility

Citing effects from the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, REC Silicon has decided to consider the divestment of its production facility in Butte,...

DOE Announces Winners Of American-Made Solar Prize, Launches New Solar Initiatives

This week at Solar Power International (SPI) in Salt Lake City, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the winners of the...

Q CELLS Cuts Ribbon On Georgia Solar Panel Factory

Q CELLS has announced the grand opening of its new Dalton, Ga., facility, which represents the largest solar panel manufacturing factory in...
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First Solar Celebrates Two Decades, 25 GW Of Modules

First Solar Inc. is celebrating 25 GW DC of photovoltaic modules shipped since its founding two decades ago in 1999.