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By / September 11, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: Harper contracts with Orbite Aluminae for revolutionary high-purity alumina processing systems Harper International, world leader in thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, announced a new project with Orbite Aluminae Inc. for two high temperature systems in series for conversion of aluminum chloride. Orbite conducted on-site testing at Harper’s Technology…

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Solar material wins MIT Clean Energy Prize

By / May 17, 2010

The Boston Globe reported that a company founded by Stanford University students Ajay Virkar and Melbs LeMieux has been named the winner of this year’s MIT Clean Energy Prize and awarded $200,000. The company, C3Nano, is a spin-off of MIT’s Bao Research Group. C3Nano has developed a transparent electrode material that it claims will make…

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Video of the week: Solar panel production

By / March 24, 2010

[flash preview=force] Here at CTT we write a lot about solar panel production and implementation, but have you ever wondered how solar panels are actually manufactured? Yet another great episode of Science Channel’s How It’s Made shows exactly what goes into the manufacturing of photovoltaic panels. (FYI, tomorrow’s episode is about hot dogs. Tune…

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Cutting PV costs, Part 2: Process improvements vs. science breakthroughs

By / September 24, 2009

Yesterday we posted a Technology Review video interview with Emanuel Sachs (1366 Technologies’ chief technology officer and professor of mechanical engineering at MIT) in which he and Craig Lund (1366’s director of business development) discuss some of the new technologies the company is incorporating into PV panels. Sachs did what I think is a very…

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Berkeley National Lab receives $1.8M to spread energy efficiency

By / September 19, 2009

Lawrence Berkley National Lab has been commissioned to beef up the energy efficiency of several federal agencies. A press release from LBNL states that $1.8 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be used to implement advanced technologies in lighting, HVAC and control systems. “This funding will help implement energy efficiency…

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