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CIGS Thin-Film Solar Module Nears 19 Percent Efficiency

MiaSolé says the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has independently confirmed an 18.64% aperture area conversion efficiency rate on one...

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...

SunPower Inks Safe-Harbor JV Covering 200 MW of Product

SunPower has entered into a joint venture with Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc. to acquire and deploy 200 MW of safe-harbored panels, preserving...

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...

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.

Waterloo Researchers Say Algorithm Could Increase Efficiency Of PV Panels

Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Ontario say they have developed a way to better harness the volume of energy collected...

Tesla Relaunches Solar Business With New Rental Plans

On Sunday, Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, announced on Twitter that Tesla Solar had "just relaunched," offering solar rentals in six states.

MiaSolé Solar Module Passes Damage Tests With Flying Colors

MiaSolé Hi-Tech Corp., a California-based manufacturer of lightweight, thin-film photovoltaic solar modules and a subsidiary of Hanergy Thin Film Power Group, has...

Meyer Burger Plans Strategic Collaboration With REC Solar

Meyer Burger Technology AG has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a strategic collaboration with REC Solar Pte. Ltd.
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Q CELLS Launching Latest Q.PEAK DUO Module In U.S. Market

Solar cell and module manufacturer Q CELLS plans to launch its new solar module, the Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G6+, in the U.S. market...