Cleantech News: Empire State Building Saves Millions in 1 Year; Arab Spring Good for Renewables;…

  Some cleantech news from around for you cleantech news addicts: Solar India’s Renewable Energy Certificate Program Crosses 3 GW: “The accredited generation capacity under the Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) scheme has now crossed 3,000 MW.” SunEdison Launches “Eradication of Darkness” Program in India: SunEdison has launched “a rural electrification program … [continued]

New Thin-Film Solar Module Efficiency Record Set

  Yes, it’s that time again — another solar power efficiency record has been set! The category: thin-film solar module efficiency. The company: Solibro, a subsidiary of the large German solar company Q-Cells SE. The efficiency: 17.4% (of aperture area). The confirming party: the independent Fraunhofer ISE Institute. Where will the technology … [continued]