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SolarWorld to sponsor solar decathlon Southwest and West Virginia teams

May 8, 2013 - PV Tech

US solar manufacturer, SolarWorld, is to sponsor a joint team from Arizona State University and University of New Mexico as well as a team from West Virginia University in the Solar Decathlon organized by the US Department of Energy.
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Duke Energy Buys 21 Megawatts of Solarworld Farms in California

Apr. 10, 2013 - Bloomberg

The twin solar farms, Highlander 1 and Highlander 2, near Twentynine Palms, California, will be run as one operation and will provide power for more than 4,000 homes, Charlotte, North Carolina-based Duke said in a statement today. Edison International’s Southern California Edison will buy all the electricity under a 20-year agreement.
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SolarWorld Launches “Made in America” Home Solar Financing Program

February 18, 2013 - Clean Technica

Looking to capitalize on the boom in third-party solar leasing and “Made in the USA” campaigns, SolarWorld on February 12 launched “the solar industry’s first financing program dedicated exclusively to American-made solar products.”
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SolarWorld panel may be industry’s future

March 29, 2013 - Hillsboro Tribune

Called Sunmodule Protect and described as a "glass-glass solar panel," it will have a 30-year performance guarantee, one of the longest in the industry. The lengthy guarantee is based in large part on improved protection from the elements achieved by using glass panels on both sides of the energy-producing solar cells
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Video: How A Solar Panel Is Made: From Polysilicon To PV

October 17, 2012 - Earth Techling

Watching solar’s place in the world grow led us to ask a question that you might have wondered about yourself: How is solar power made? And by that we don’t mean the process of converting sunlight to electricity; instead, we wanted to understand the manufacturing process better
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Water Missions’ new headquarters takes shape on former Navy base

March 6, 2013 - The Post and Courier

The charity Water Missions International is putting the finishing touches on its new headquarters in North Charleston, and that includes hooking up one of South Carolina’s largest solar arrays.
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SolarWorld Unveils 270-Watt, 60-Cell Panel

September 17, 2013 - Solar Power World

The light-capture and energy-conversion technology platforms underlying the panel include more advanced technology on the front of the cell to convert more light into electricity, modifying the back of the cell to increase electrical conductivity and adding anti-reflective glass coatings that transmit more light while withstanding environmental degradation
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SolarWorld Announces $27 Million Technology Upgrade

August 6, 2012 - Solar Novus Today

SolarWorld announced investments totaling US $27 million to upgrade and replace several factory systems and debut technological advances that the company says will boost the power output of its solar panels.
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30-Year-Old Solar Module Performing to Factory Specs

October 26, 2012 - Renewable Energy World

Martin Halloway, a green building designer, had been living without electricity for five years before he purchased his first solar panel in 1980. This exact module, an Arco Solar 16-2000, 33 Watt solar panel, was manufactured in 1979.