Posts Tagged ‘First Solar’
[Wittstock-Alt Daber, Germany]
Alt Daber-PV Next Generation: 70 MWp (MegaWatt-peak) photovoltaic (PV) Plant to be combined with energy storage as a reference project.
Planning and permitting for the PV project on a former Russian airbase was completed in four months and four days!
Ousted SoloPower co-Founders tackle CdTe-based Photovoltaic (PV) Modules with a new start-up called EncoreSolar.
Is a major breakthrough near in CdTe solar cell efficiency?
After settling a lawsuit (“SoloPower ends ex-CEO suit with $19.9M
”) with Crosslink Capital, Hudson Clean Energy Partners, and other SoloPower investors in February 2010, former SoloPower, Inc. CEO Homayoun Talieh or Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Dr. Bulent Basol could just have said, I’m going to Disney World!
[Santa Clara, California USA]
The worst kept solar PV (photovoltaic) secret in Silicon Valley.
First Solar is expected to commence operations of the rumored CIGS thin film pilot development line in May 2011.
Not long after First Solar skunk works, the First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) research and development (R&D) outpost in Silicon Valley leased a nondescript 110025 square foot (10222 square meter) warehouse building at 1025-1035 Walsh Avenue in Santa Clara, California.
Tweet Revenge of the Desert Tortoise and the perils of Fast Track renewable energy projects. Will the BrightSource IPO filing be another Solyndra moment? Nestled between the gimmicky BrightSource Energy IPO (Initial Public Offering) filing on Earth Day, April 22, 2011, and the hoopla over Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) investing $168 Million in BrightSource Energy’s Ivanpah [...]
Tweet 2010 Report Card plus my 2011 trends and predictions. I like to wait for the start of the New Year before writing my annual photovoltaic (PV) trends and predictions post, but, in 2011, I’ve procrastinated a bit too long. I wasn’t the only tough grader of my Photovoltaics: 7 Trends to Watch in 2009 [...]
Tweet Most read as ranked by Google Analytics page views. The State of the Blog is strong as twitter Followers have swelled to 1331 year to date though tempered by slower Blog RSS and email subscriber growth from some 1200 to about 1400 depending on the posting schedule per FeedBurner. From First Solar skunk works [...]
Tweet FPL tops the list of Solar Treasury Grant program (TGP) Awards since inception. Solar Leasing and PPA programs surprise in the Top 10. While blogging Extend the Treasury Grant Program for Solar and Renewables through 2016, I stumbled on the list of 1603 Treasury Grant program (TGP) awards totaling $5.53 billion for 1465 projects [...]