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SunPower Acquires Inverter Startup SolarBridge

SunPower has been a leading solar panel manufacturer for some time, so when it makes an acquisition there is always interest. SolarBridge, an Austin, Texas-based startup is its latest. The price was not revealed, but Solarbridge had taken in about $105 million from investors prior to the sale, if that figure is any indication of what […]

November 10th

Understanding The Technology Behind Solar PV Systems

A simple solar photovoltaic (PV) system consists of the following basic components: A solar cell: A solar cell is a solid-state electrical device (p-n junction) that converts the energy of light directly into electricity (DC) using the photovoltaic effect. A solar cell is categorized as a multi-junction cell, single-junction cell, crystalline cell, thin-film technology, or some of type […]

February 12th

10 New SunShot Winners Announced

A total of fifty-four startups have participated in the SunShot Incubator program since it began back in 2007, and 10 new startups have joined the seventh incubator program launched this month. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, who funds the program, “the Incubator program provides early-stage assistance to help startup companies cross technological barriers to […]

November 27th