An Australian solar-printing initiative has gone from printing fingernail-sized cells to ones nearly a foot wide wide, giving rise to a range of possible uses.
The Pentagon and Nanosolar hope a 1-megawatt thin-film solar installation at Camp Roberts in California will beat utility-provided electricity on cost.
Today’s photo gallery checks out some solar-powered backpacks, from the rugged to the sleek, that mean you don’t have to stop moving to charge your phone.
A new line of chargers from Carmanah makes use of thin film solar tech to trickle charge stored vehicles (and mobile electronics), indoors or out.
The Eglert Solar Sandwich is an appetizing combo of three eco technologies: thin-film solar panels, a standing seam metal cool roof and a solar thermal system.
The military seems to greener by the day, as a 538-kilowatt thin-film CIGS system from Nanosolar goes online at the Camp Perry National Guard Base in Ohio.
Sharp has launched a new line of frameless thin film solar modules designed to enhance both efficiencies and aesthetics while cutting costs for end-users.
First Solar dedicates its under-construction thin-film PV module manufacturing facility in Mesa, Ariz., with operations expected to begin in fall 2012.
Thin-film solar manufacturer SoloPower gets final federal approval of a $197 million loan guarantee to help build a new plant in Portland, Oregon.
The University of Notre Dame, with the help of several solar companies, installs cutting-edge solar panels on its College of Engineering’s roof.
Two Danish companies convene to illustrate the benefits of polymer solar cells by way of a tiny but powerful solar flashlight.