September 18th, 2012 | by Andrew
Looking to the US market to fuel industry growth over the next ten years, the $30 million investment in building a leading-edge PV plant is expected to add an initial 120 local green jobs, growing to as many as 330 as production scales from 50 to 300 MW.
September 17th, 2012 | by Andrew
Semprius and its backers -- including the DOE, NREL, Pratt & Whitney, and Siemens -- believe record-high efficiency ratings and low-cost production will make the startup's concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) cells and modules a winner in a global solar market undergoing much turmoil, including bankruptcies, plant shutdowns, slowdowns, layoffs, and cutbacks in government solar incentives and subsidies
August 8th, 2012 | by Andrew
Part of Obama's "We Can't Wait" renewable energy strategy, the 7 projects have been deemed "nationally and regionally significant." If completed, they would add 5 GW of max rated clean, renewable power capacity to the US total.
August 2nd, 2012 | by Andrew
It's been a good week for First Solar, as the market-leading thin-film PV manufacturer and solar power project developer reported better-than-expected results and announced it will break ground on a 139-MW project in California's Imperial Valley.
July 24th, 2012 | by Andrew
Countering misinformation being spread in the midst of tough economic times and a presidential election year, a US PREF study finds that the federal solar investment tax credit generates a healthy return on taxpayers' investment.