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September 10th, 2009

$4.1 Billion in Orders for Thin-Film Solar

Abstract:
Since its founding in 2002, Nanosolar has raised a lot of money - half a billion dollars to date - and made a lot of noise about upending the solar industry, but the Silicon Valley start-up has been a bit vague on specifics about why it's the next big green thing.

On Wednesday, Nanosolar pulled back the curtain on its thin-film photovoltaic cell technology — which it claims is more efficient and less expensive than that of industry leader First Solar — and announced that it has secured $4.1 billion in orders for its solar panels.

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