General Electric aims to bulk up its presence in solar power with the introduction today of thin-film solar panels and accompanying equipment.
The company said that its thin-film solar panels, made in conjunction with PrimeStar Solar, will be commercially available next year. The panels, constructed with cadmium telluride cells, will be made at PrimeStar's 30-megawatt manufacturing line in Colorado next year, and the companies plan to scale up production.
GE also detailed equipment and a partnership aimed at making its panels suitable for utility-scale solar projects. The announcement is timed with the Solar Power International conference going on this … Read more