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December 17th, 2007

Strategy needed for the 'energy century'

Silicon Valley has become synonymous with solar technologies these days as California moves to corner a market considered, in many respects, integral to our long-term battle against climate change.

Canada, however, is finally stepping up to the plate. We're beginning to see some serious solar ventures springing up across the country, and the list even includes a couple of initial public offerings (IPO), allowing the average investor to get a piece of these domestic gems

In Ottawa, Cyrium Technologies Inc. announced this month it has raised a total of $5.5 million, which will go toward developing its high-efficiency solar PV cells. The company uses nanotechnology to significantly boost how much power it can get from its solar cells.


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