Watch Out for NanoSolar

Watch Out for NanoSolar

If you want to keep an eye on some of the latest thinking in the photovoltaics industry, visit the blog published by NanoSolar's CEO Martin Roscheisen at The blog offers some fascinating insight into the radically new thinking behind NanoSolar's technology. The San Jose-based company has won accolades for its innovative thin-film solar panel, including the "Top Innovation of the Year Award" from Popular Science magazine. Backed by a bevy of blue-chip investors, Roscheisen plans to bring down the price of solar-generated electricity to $1-per-watt. NanoSolar has figured out how to print solar cells on thin sheets of aluminum with a printing press, eliminating much of the waste in traditional manufacturing processes used produce solar panels.

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