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China: Aiming for 15 GW of Solar By 2015

Facing a manufacturing overcapacity and a growing need for clean energy, China announced a plan that could have impacts on both fronts. China’s National Energy…

Reauthorization Update of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)

By Alexander Hecht On December 14, 2011, Congress passed the FY 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which included a six-year reauthorization of the Small…

PV-Tech Newscast – December 16, 2011

Semprius Achieves 41 Percent Efficiency

On December 14, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, or NREL, announced that it had confirmed an efficiency rating greater than 41 percent for solar cells made…