Photovoltaics (PV) Features for June 2011
There is a fascinating array of PV research taking place in labs worldwide. But which of these will ultimately make it to market is the unknown question
24 June, 2011
The argument about who wins – solar PV, CSP, or CPV – is currently all the rage. But is this just an unnecessary distraction?
23 June, 2011
When US President Obama gave his recent State of the Union Speech, he demonstrated (all be it rhetorically at this stage) that he understands the need for innovation in clean energy.
13 June, 2011
SunPower Corporation is one of the top, publicly-traded US solar companies operating today. In 2009 it reported revenues of US$1.5 billion (against costs of US$1.2bn), up from US$1.4bn in 2008. In spite of what CEO Tom Werner called “an especially difficult year for the commercial rooftop segment – due to the credit crisis, which severely limited solar project financing”. At SPI2010, Lyn Corum caught up with Howard Wenger, President of the company’s utility and power plants division.
07 June, 2011
With it the end of an extraordinary decade for solar photovoltaics (PV), reports Navigant’s Paula Mints, who concentrates on the marketplace in this solar PV roundup article.
06 June, 2011
Joyce Laird catches up with some companies we featured exactly a year ago to find out whether 2010 fell short, met, or exceeded 2009 projections on the solar photovoltaic (PV) technology front.
02 June, 2011
June 2011: Our new column, written by the Energy Industries Council (EIC), reports on the latest renewable energy projects and key project developments – from Brazil to Zambia.
01 June, 2011