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Sunflare Announces New Thin-Film Solar Capability

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory declared in a recent report that due to tax credit extensions, the United States is projected to add 53 additional gigawatts of renewable energy capacity by the year 2020. The U.S. Energy Information Administration expects solar to achieve the greatest increases, adding 9.5 gigawatts of utility-scale solar in 2016. This […]

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BIPVCo seeks to sell the ‘little black dress’ of rooftop solar

It’s not often that solar panels and Kim Kardashian are mentioned in the same breath, particularly by an industrial entrepreneur with a background in steel making. But for Paul Bates, chief operating officer at BIPVCo, it is the easiest way to describe why his solar roofing company stands out from the competition. “Certain houses with […]

Sunflare has unveiled flexible solar panels that can be stuck onto walls and roofs. www.sunflaresolar.com

Sunflare Unveils Sticky and Flexible Solar Panels

Sunflare has unveiled flexible solar panels that can be stuck onto walls and roofs. The new thin-film solar product is flexible, light, and affordable. The company made the announcement at CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory declared in a recent report that due to tax […]

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Six innovative solar systems that go beyond standard arrays

Solar technology has skyrocketed in recent years, as new innovations pave the way for more affordable designs that generate clean energy in unique ways. We’ve branched far beyond the familiar solar panel, with new developments that experiment with different shapes and materials to maximize the clean energy potential of the sun. Engineers have been working […]

Sunflare has unveiled flexible solar panels that can be stuck onto walls and roofs. www.sunflaresolar.com

Manufacturing Breakthrough Pushes Flexible Solar Cells Mainstream

A manufacturing breakthrough is making flexible solar cells available that have superior characteristics to crystalline silica solar cells. The product, made by Sunflare, is flexible and light because it does not use a glass substrate and has thinner layers of semiconductors. According to the manufacturer, it is ideal for all rooftops, particularly large commercial buildings, because it’s over 65% […]

Furniture Store-Turned-Solar-Firm Invents Solar Wallpaper

Sometimes innovation comes from unexpected places — a father-son duo in Chino Hills, California has transformed a family furniture business into Sunflare, a solar energy company that produced solar “wallpaper,” among other high-efficiency PV products. For more than a decade, Len Gao and his son, Philip Gao, used the furniture business to finance their research […]