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Alta Devices has garnered high-profile investors (Kleiner, NEA, GE, Dow Chemical), but it’s been fairly quiet about the technology it’s developed to bring in those investors, as well as its plans for commercializing that tech. But after chatting wi… Continue reading

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AQT opens thin-film solar plant despite shaky market

by Camille Ricketts on August 12, 2010

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Thin-film solar, once predicted to be the future of renewable energy, has fallen on hard times lately. Venture-backed thin-film companies have had a tough time raising money, and even the bigger players like Applied Materials have scaled back their goa… Continue reading

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It’s a cloudy day for the solar photovoltaic maker SunPower. The company announced its fourth quarter and 2009 year results this afternoon and let loose a triple-whammy of bad news: a drop in fourth quarter profits, a lower-than-expected earnings gui… Continue reading

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Blue light special on solar startups. This morning there’s news of two more acquisitions in the solar space, following on the heels of French nuclear giant Areva on Monday announcing it will snap up solar thermal startup Ausra. Solar panel maker and … Continue reading

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Who says a solar company has to choose between conventional silicon and thin-film solar cells? RoseStreet Labs Energy, a Phoenix-based private company, is combining the two in a double-layered cell that it claims can achieve “practical efficiencies Continue reading

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