Solar Glass News

  • High Tech Schools join the solar movement

    A coalition of San Diego business leaders and educators, led by former Qualcomm executive Gary Jacobs, launched High Tech High in 2000 on an ambitious plan to provide access to an advanced educational environment via a random lottery, focused on giving the chance for higher learning to otherwise disadvantaged youth. ...

  • CVD Acquires Assets of Tantaline A/S

    CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV), a leading provider of chemical vapor deposition systems, has purchased certain assets (including all of the IP) formerly owned by Tantaline A/S of Nordborg, Denmark through our wholly owned subsidiary, CVD Materials Corporation. Formed in 2007, as a spin off from The Danfoss Group, ...


    By CVD Equipment Corporation

  • Eastman to Showcase Vanceva® World of Color Awards Winning Projects at Glasstec 2016

    Celebrating color and glass, Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), manufacturer of the Vanceva® Color System for laminated glass, will honor the winners of this year’s Vanceva® World of Color Awards. Winning projects will be highlighted during Glasstec 2016, the largest international glass trade show running September 20-23 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Eastman’s exhibit booth, ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • Eastman to Introduce Latest Product Glazing Technologies at Glasstec 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany

    Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), manufacturer of Saflex products for architectural and automotive glazing applications and the Vanceva Color System for laminated glass will showcase new products and provide product demonstrations at Glasstec 2016. Glasstec is the largest international glass trade show running September 20-23 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Eastman booth, located in Hall ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • SLAC, Stanford Gadget Grabs More Solar Energy to Disinfect Water Faster

    In many parts of the world, the only way to make germy water safe is by boiling, which consumes precious fuel, or by putting it out in the sun in a plastic bottle so ultraviolet rays will kill the microbes. But because UV rays carry only 4 percent of the sun’s total energy, the UV method takes six to 48 hours, limiting the amount of water people can disinfect this way. Now ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Merck Invests € 15 million in Liquid Crystal Window Technology

    Dedicated production unit for liquid crystal window modules to achieve faster market penetration Production is scheduled to begin at the end of 2017 Focus on sun protection and privacy applications in architecture Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that it will be establishing a production unit for liquid crystal window modules. The volume ...


    By Merck

  • Two strong partners increase their cooperation

    After the first joint project last year, solar pioneers SOLARWATT from Dresden once again decided upon Hirschmann Renewable Energy as the right supplier for its premium product series. ...


    By Hirschmann Renewable Energy

  • Stion Joins Coalition for Community Solar Access

    Stion Corporation is proud to announce its membership as a founding member in the Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA).  The CCSA is paving the way for access to clean, local, affordable solar energy for homeowners, renters, businesses, and non-profits with physical, financial and ownership constraints.  “We are excited to have another US solar manufacturer join CCSA. ...


    By Stion

  • NREL, SLAC Scientists Pinpoint Solar Cell Manufacturing Process

    Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have been able to pinpoint for the first time what happens during a key manufacturing process of silicon solar cells. Their paper, "The formation mechanism for printed ...

  • A new way to store solar heat

    Original story at MIT News Imagine if your clothing could, on demand, release just enough heat to keep you warm and cozy, allowing you to dial back on your thermostat settings and stay comfortable in a cooler room. Or, picture a car windshield that stores the sun’s energy and then releases it as a burst of heat to melt away a layer of ...

  • Biomimetic non-reflective coating for solar cells wins MADMEC

    Original story at MIT News Biomimicry — known as “innovation inspired by nature” — has led to the invention of bullet trains, vaccines, adhesives, and light bulbs, among other things. Add to that list the winning invention of last night’s MADMEC competition: ...

  • SCHOTT adjusts CSP business to suit the market situation

    The SCHOTT Group is adjusting its CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) business to better suit the currently difficult market situation. The company is restructuring its research department on solar receivers due to weak demand for components for solar thermal power plants and related innovations. This decision will affect about 30 employees at the site in Mitterteich, Bavaria, and 5 employees at the ...


    By Schott AG

  • PEL Launches First-of-its-Kind Solar Powered Waste Station at RWM 2015

    PEL Waste Reduction Equipment to launch the first-of-its-kind solar powered waste station at the RWM Show being held at the NEC Birmingham starting Tuesday 15th and running through to Thursday 17th September 2015. PEL Waste Reduction Equipment will be launching the first-of-its-kind solar waste management station at the Resource efficiency & Waste Management (RWM) Show starting Tuesday 15th ...

  • Flexible glass for flexible electronics

    The three technology companies SCHOTT AG, tesa SE and VON ARDENNE GmbH have joined together in the consortial project KONFEKT to drive forward the development of ultra-thin glass on roll for use in such application fields as organic electronics, with initial emphasis on the production of future generations of OLED applications. The goal of the consortium is to refine windable glass through ...


    By Schott AG

  • Cheap, flexible solar

    Original story at MIT News Solar cells made out of lead sulfide quantum dots could eventually offer a cheaper, more flexible alternative to ones made using silicon, but they are currently much less efficient. However, altering the chemical composition of quantum-dot solar cells offers a way of tuning them to reach higher ...

  • An agreement of technology cooperation is signed by Yuhua and Sunarc

    On Oct 23, 2011, an agreement of technology cooperation was signed by Henan Yuhua New Material Co., Ltd and Danish Sunarc Technology Co., Ltd in Jiaozuo, China, which meant a win-win and long term of strategy cooperation between the two companies, had begun. The mayor and officers from local government attended the ceremony. Henan Yuhua Material ...

  • China`s Silence on Rare Earth Exports is Deafening. Is the Lighting Industry Listening?

    Could there be another repeat to the lighting ballast shortage that rocked our industry in 2010? Reuters has reported China’s silence on tungsten and molybdenum export quotes, fueling speculation that exports of ...


    By Connexion

  • Transparent Solar Panels using OPV innovation at Michigan University

    Soon, we may see solar panels at work without having to see the panels themselves. Researchers at Michigan State University have developed a new transparent "solar concentrator" that can be placed over a window to create solar energy. Even better, the new technology could later on be applied to buildings, cell phones and any device with a clear surface "No one wants to sit behind ...


    By Light By Solar Global

  • KYOCERA Solar Modules Tapped by Sierra Nevada to Power New Brewery in Mills River, NC

    Nearly everyone enjoys a good beer now and again. A delicious beer sustainably brewed with renewable energy that pours down from the sun might make that happy hour indulgence even more enjoyable. Kyocera Solar Inc. announced today that Sundance Power Systems Inc. has installed 650 kilowatts (DC) of high-quality Kyocera solar modules on Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.’s new Mills River, North ...


    By Kyocera Solar, Inc.

  • KYOCERA Solar Modules Tapped by Sierra Nevada to Power New Brewery in Mills River, NC

    Solar installation makes energy-intensive brewing process sustainable Nearly everyone enjoys a good beer now and again. A delicious beer sustainably brewed with renewable energy that pours down from the sun might make that happy hour indulgence even more enjoyable. Kyocera Solar Inc. announced today that Sundance Power Systems Inc. has installed 650 ...


    By Kyocera Solar, Inc.

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