Solar Cells

3 Updates to Note About Dyesol (DYE)

In a previous article we highlighted Dyesol, a company looking to become the world’s leading supplier of Dye Solar Cell (DSC) input materials and technology. The Company trades on the Australian exchange (ASX:DYE) and also on the US over the counter (OTC) market (OTCMKTS:DYSOY). In our last article we talked about a  $14.4 million investment option granted to The […]

1366 Brings Solar to the Masses

In an earlier article highlighting Brightsource, we discussed just how well solar ETFs have performed year-to-date with Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEARCA:TAN) and Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF (NYSEARCA:KWT) being the two best performing non-leveraged ETFs in 2013. Just several months later, solar ETFs have risen even more dramatically with TAN up +155% while KWT has advanced +127% […]

Dyesol Supplies Dye Solar Cell Materials

In a previous article titled “Building Solar Cells with Oxford Photovoltaics” we discussed how dye-sensitized solar cells could be used to create economically viable solar windows. In this article, we talked about Professor Michael Gratzel, the solar pioneer who invented dye sensitized solar cells which won him the 2010 Millenium Technology Grand Prize. One publicly traded company that Professor Gratzel resides […]

A Simple Introduction to Solar Cells

In an earlier article we discussed an interesting company called Brightsource which uses mirrors to concentrate the energy of the sun in a technique known as concentrated solar power. Using mirrors to reflect sunlight into a single spot is perhaps the simplest way to harness the energy of the sun. However, most companies that generate solar […]