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  • First Solar Releases 92.5-Watt Thin-Film PV Module

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced the release of its most advanced thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module, the Series 3 FS-392, which is rated at 92.5 watts. The new FS-392 module maintains all the existing IEC certifications and UL listings for the Series 3 family, including UL listing for 1000-volt systems. “The FS-392 demonstrates the success of First Solar’s R&D ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Solar Thin Films, Inc. Discusses 2011

    Solar Thin Films, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SLTZ) reflects on the present year and changes moving forward. Solar Thin Films, Inc. (the "Company") has changed its business from its discontinued operations with respect to the sale of turnkey factories for the production of thin film solar modules to concentrate on establishing, financing, managing and syndicating solar farms as power projects both ...


    By Marketwire

  • Global and China Thin Film Solar Cell Industry

      Bharatbook added a new report on "2010 Deep Research Report on Global and China Thin Film Solar Cell Industry" into its market report catalogue for reselling. 2010 Deep Research Report on Global and China Thin Film Solar Cell Industry 2010 Deep Research Report on Global and China Thin Film Solar Cell Industry was a professional and ...


  • Thin film myth-busting with Inventux

    Increasing competitiveness is a top priority for the thin film industry this year, as the raw material price advantage it had been enjoying over its crystalline silicon rivals now significantly reduced. While raising module efficiencies and lowering production costs are the obvious responses to this challenge, another key battle is to win over the sceptics of the technology. At the 3rd Thin ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • First Solar Donates Thin-Film Solar Modules to Inner Mongolia University of Technology Students for 2013 Solar Decathlon Competition

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) announced today that a team of students from Inner Mongolia University of Technology (IMUT) will use the Company’s advanced thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) modules to power its house in the 2013 Solar Decathlon China competition. First Solar donated 150 of its PV modules with a peak generating capacity of 13 kilowatts (KW) to IMUT’s “Team Green ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • PowerFLEX Thin-Film Module Is Awarded IEC and UL Certifications

    The flexible module PowerFLEX™ BIPV from Global Solar Energy, the global leader in the production of flexible thin-film solar cells based on Copper Indium Gallium diSelenide (CIGS) ...


    By Marketwire

  • Thin Film Module Manufacturers Directory 2011-2012 unveiled by PV Insider

    Researchers at PV Insider have completed work on the Thin Film Module Manufacturers Directory 2011-2012, as part of the launch of the 4th Annual Thin Film Solar Summit Europe. Hours of research has resulted in the general release of the Thin Film Module Manufacturers Directory 2011-2012, which shows a list of all the companies around the world involved in the manufacturing of thin film modules. ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Honda Soltec to Release New Enhanced Thin-film Solar Cell in 2011

    Tokyo, Jan 26, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Soltec Co., Ltd. will this year release a new thin-film solar cell with an even more compact design than the current model to allow efficient installation on a wide range of roof shapes. The module conversion efficiency*1 of the new solar cell module is expected to exceed 13.0%, ranking it among the world's most efficient CIGS-based thin-film solar ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Solar Thin Films, Inc. to Form Wholly Owned Subsidiary

    Solar Thin Films, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SLTZ) (the "Company") today announced that it is forming a wholly owned subsidiary, Cenergy, Inc. Cenergy will seek to engage in the development and syndication of Solar Power projects. Forming Cenergy is the Company's latest step in shifting its focus to the establishment, operation and management of solar farms, internationally. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar Thin Films, Inc. Reaches Agreements for Option to Convert Debt

    Solar Thin Films, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SLTZ) (the "Company") today announced that certain entities (the "Entities") had entered into agreements with two of the Company's largest creditors granting each of the Entities an option to purchase the debt which was owed to them by the Company. These Entities entered into agreements with the Company in which the Company gave each of the Entities an option ...


    By Marketwire

  • First Solar Partners with Zhenfa on Thin-film PV Demonstration Project in China

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) has completed an agreement with Zhenfa New Energy Science & Technology Co., Ltd. to supply 2 megawatts (MW) of First Solar’s advanced thin-film solar modules to one of Zhenfa’s approved solar projects in Xinjiang province in the first quarter of 2013. The collaboration will create First Solar’s first commercial demonstration project in China ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • 2010 Report on Global and China Silicon Thin Film Solar Cell Industry

    Bharatbook added a new report on '2010 Deep Research Report on Global and China Silicon Thin Film Solar Cell Industry' which gives Feasibility Analysis of China New Silicon Thin Film Project.  2010 Deep Research Report on Global and China Silicon Thin Film Solar Cell Industry  It was professional and depth research report on global and China silicon thin film solar cell ...


  • Thin film investments and opportunity in India with the IFC

    Last week PV Insider spoke to Joseph Hudgins of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) about the drivers behind thin film investment decisions and how the Indian PV market can take off Ahead of his presentation at Thin Film USA (1-2 December, San Francisco), Joseph Hudgins, Principal Solar Scientist, Climate Business Group of the IFC, put a positive spin on a difficult year for the PV ...

  • Gehrlicher logistics system boosts thin film installation

    Efforts to raise the efficiency of thin film are not confined to the research lab – the focus has also shifted towards refining manufacturing and installation processes.   Day two of the 3rd Thin Film Solar Summit Europe (March 3-4, Berlin) will take a detailed look at the issues related to competitiveness and efficiency for ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Commission endorses EUR 28m aid to Masdar for production of thin-film solar modules in Thüringen, Germany

    The European Commission has authorised, under EC Treaty state aid rules, EUR 28 million of regional investment aid, which the German authorities intend to grant to Masdar for the production of thin-film solar modules in Thüringen, Germany. The project involves investments of €143 million and is expected to create at least 184 new jobs. The Commission found the measure to be compatible with the ...

  • Anwell's Thin Film Solar Panels Beats Industry Average Conversion Efficiency

    Singapore, Feb 19, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Anwell Technologies Limited ("Anwell" or the "Group"), a global supplier of advanced manufacturing equipment and process technologies for optical disc, OLED and solar industries, is pleased to announce that its thin film solar panels have been certified to have a conversion efficiency of 8.58% by the Quality Supervision & Testing Center of Chemical & ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Methods to increase indium supplies for the manufacture of thin-film solar cells

    Shortages of indium, a key metal found in thin-film solar cells, could limit their large-scale deployment in the future. A new study has outlined four ways that indium supplies could be increased to meet future demand. For example, indium could be extracted more efficiently from zinc ores, or historic wastes containing indium could be processed to extract the element. CIGS solar cells are a thin ...

  • Sharp(R) Solar Thinks Outside the Frame With Launch of Thin Film Photovoltaics Module

    Sharp Electronics Corporation's Solar Energy Solutions Group has introduced its frameless, glass-on-glass thin film solar photovoltaic (PV) module. Beyond the appealing aesthetics, Sharp's thin film technology offers greater savings, reliability and longevity without the frame and associated complexity, time and expense that traditional framed modules demand on the installation. ARRA and Buy ...


  • Magnolia Solar Receives NASA Award to Develop High-Performance Thin-Film Solar Cells

    Magnolia Solar Corporation ("Magnolia Solar") (OTCBB: MGLT) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Magnolia Solar, Inc., has received a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research / Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) award from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The award will allow Magnolia Solar to develop technologies designed to increase the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Sharp Supplies Thin-Film Solar Cells for Solar Power Generation Plant in the Kingdom of Thailand

    Tokyo, July 1, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Sharp Corporation has signed an agreement with NED(2) to establish one of the world's largest(1) solar power generation plants with a power generation capacity of 73 MW, and to supply thin-film solar cell modules and surrounding systems for the plant. The construction of the solar power generation plant will start in July 2010 and the operation is planned to ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

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