Solar farms are a no-brainer in warm and sunny places, but what about in northern climes, where snow is measured in feet, and can cover and even shut down the panels? Michigan Technological University’s Keweenaw Research Center is now part of a two-year study that will help answer that question.
Hemlock Semiconductor Group announced Monday it will lay off about 400 employees in Michigan and Tennessee in the coming weeks in response to significant oversupply in the polysilicon industry and the threat of potential tariffs on its products sold into China.
HOUGHTON — The coolest new nanomaterial of the 21st century could boost the efficiency of the next generation of solar panels, a team of Michigan Technological University materials scientists has discovered. Graphene, a two-dimensional honeycomb of […]
Dow Chemical Co. says its Enlight polyolefin encapsulant films technology continues to improve the performance and llifespan of solar panels.
IKEA announced plans to install solar energy panels on five of its United States furniture store locations – including the store in Canton.
The Ann Arbor center devoted to the spiritual teachings of an Indian leader gets solar power installation from Srienergy
Energy Conversion Devices Inc. said this week that production has been suspended at its Uni-Solar thin film solar panel plants based on a glut of supply in the industry.
Atlas Copco says it has invested in solar panel technology at its North American Headquarters in Auburn Hills.
A new kind of screen pixel doubles as a solar cell and could boost the energy efficiency of cell phones and e-readers. The technology could also potentially be used in larger displays to make energy-harvesting billboards or decorative solar panels.
General Motors Ventures LLC announced today an equity investment of $7.5 million in Sunlogics PLC, a vertically integrated global solar energy systems provider specializing in solar project development and installation. The investment will create 310 jobs, 200 of them in the Detroit area.