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1st Order of Corning Solar Photovoltaic Glass on Commercial Scale

February 8th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

Corning photovoltaic glass? I have to admit, I had to dig through our archives to see if we had ever covered this. And, nope, it's a new one. Corning Incorporated, a " world leader in specialty glass and ceramics," has created photovoltaic glass that it claims is lighter and more efficient than thin-film solar modules. On February 1, it announced the first commercial order of its photovoltaic (PV) glass substrates


Startup Invents Peel-Off Solar Cell

January 28th, 2012 | by Nicholas Brown

Astrowatt developed a new manufacturing technique for solar cells that would enable them to attain the comparably high efficiency of traditional silicon wafer solar panels, but while using the silicon raw material much more efficiently



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