silicon

31 Jul

Silicon Pricing Creeping Up On First Solar

Greentech Media

Is First Solar in danger of losing its title as the king of low-cost solar …

29 Jul

Contract Silicon Price Falls 50%, Close to Spot Price

Greentech Media

Prices for silicon and the resulting wafers have fallen so fast thatmajor solar panel makers …

27 Jul

Suniva Raises $75 Million for Expansion

Greentech Media

The Georgia solar cellstartup began production last fall and has signed nearly $1 billionworth of …

22 Jul

What I Learned From Intersolar North America

IMS Research

After attending InterSolar in Germany in late May,I was not sure what to expect from …

18 Jul

Two Solar IPOs Planned for 4Q

Greentech Media

Thefinancial market hasn’t recovered yet, so going public now seems a bitfoolish. But some investors …

16 Jul

Voltaix Gets $9M for Thin Film Chemicals

Greentech Media

An investment firm headed bya co-founder of Norwegian solar firm REC has placed its first …

15 Jul

Chip Companies using Acquisitions to Enter Solar Market

Greentech Media

Acquisition – not developing technology in-house – is the beststrategy for entering the solar market, …

14 Jul

CaliSolar Set to Complete a 50MW Factory for UMG

Greentech Media

CaliSolar,which is developing solar cells using upgraded metallurgical silicon,expects to complete building its first commercial …

12 Jul

A Moore’s Law for Solar

Greentech Media

Several people (myself included) have posited that alternative energy won’t likelyhave its own Moore’s Law, …

09 Jul

Playing Japan’s Solar Boom

Green Chip Stocks

Japan’s renewable energy market is at a crossroads. Japaneseinstalled wind power capacity actually dropped from …

09 Jul

SolFocus Closes Round C With $30.6M

Greentech Media

SolFocushas raised an additional $30.6 million to bring the total amount forthe C round to …

03 Jul

Does Silicon Availability Threaten a-Si Growth?

Solar Industry

With their lower-costmanufacturing methods and freedom from silicon shortages, thin-filmsolar cell technologies have occupied a …