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Daystar Technologies (DSTI) Looking At Offshore Solar Module Production

DayStar Technologies (DSTI) announced this morning it’s having trouble accessing capital to build and operate a facility in Newark, California so looking to manufacture its thin film CIGS solar modules offshore and have begun discussions with several potential partners.  The company is not ruling out an acquisition of Daystar.

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DayStar CEO, Magnus Ryde, commented, “We are encouraged by the high caliber of the potential partners … Read the rest

Ascent Solar (ASTI) Achieves Efficiency Milestone for CIGS Thin Film Solar Panels

Ascent Solar (ASTI) is announcing this morning that it has achieved greater than 9.5% efficiency for its thin film, flexible Copper, Indium, Gallium, Selenide (CIGS) integrated solar modules.

Lawrence Kazmerksi, Executive Director at NREL, said, “This is significant. Many doubted that a thin-film CIGS solar cell-on-plastic technology could be possible. Ascent Solar not only achieved this, but they now have confirmed efficiencies at NREL on fully integrated, monolithic prototype modules near 10%. This appears to … Read the rest