Saturday, November 24, 2007



Nanosolar is leading the “Third Wave” of solar power technology... The Third Wave of solar power consists of companies addressing the above shortcomings and opportunities. Most every of the new companies address one or the other of the above aspects. One company -- Nanosolar -- brings together the entire conjunction of all seven areas of innovation, each break-through in their own right, to deliver a dramatic improvement in the cost-efficiency, yield, and throughput of the production of much thinner solar cells.

They have brought together several processes which they claim will drastically reduce the cost of production, and drastically increase the rate of production. They are building a plant which should produce 430 megawatts of capacity per year.