Dutton Associates updates its coverage of China Solar & Clean Energy Solutions (OTCBB:CSOL) with a Strong Speculative Buy rating and a $5.46 price target. The 11-page report by Dutton senior analyst Paul J. Resnik, CFA is available at www.jmdutton.com as well as from First Call, Bloomberg, Zacks, Reuters, Knobias, and other leading financial portals. Read the rest of this entry »


Expanded Manufacturing Facility Provides Annual Revenue Potential of $200 Million; Company Projects Approximately $80 Million in Total Revenues for 2008

Spire Corporation (Nasdaq: SPIR), a global solar company providing turnkey solar factories and capital equipment to manufacture photovoltaic modules worldwide, today announced that its recent 53,000 square foot solar manufacturing facility expansion, together with its refocused Spire Semiconductor solar-cell concentrator operations, are on track to significantly grow the companys revenues in the solar energy and solar capital equipment markets. Read the rest of this entry »

Company Also Completes Move to New Corporate Offices

SolarBrook Water and Power Corporation (PINKSHEETS: SWPC), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of water quality and clean power products, announced today that the Company has expanded its recently announced Solar Integration Committee and signed agreements with two respected renewable energy industry professionals. Read the rest of this entry »

Hoku Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOKU), a diversified provider of clean energy products and technologies including polysilicon for the solar industry, and Solarfun Power Hong Kong Limited, a subsidiary of Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: SOLF), an established manufacturer of both photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules in China, today announced the amendment of their polysilicon supply contract to allow Solarfun until February 15, 2008 to process the required statutory approval for the issuance of a $44 million standby letter of credit. Read the rest of this entry »

Singapore is Becoming One of the Leading Regions in the World for the Solar Energy Industry

With its new location in Singapore, Oerlikon Solar is boosting its presence and proximity to customers in Asia, while continuing to expand production, development and support for their leading thin-film silicon solar energy solutions. The facility will initially employ approximately 100 people and is planned to be completed within a year. Asia is emerging as an important market for solar energy applications, said Dr. Uwe Krüger, CEO of the Oerlikon Group (SWX:OERL). The new location will allow Oerlikon Solar to build the necessary capacity to expand its market-leading position, continued Krüger. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheaper solar energy will help mitigate effects of skyrocketing oil prices.

Global Warming Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GWSO) a developer of technologies aimed at mitigating the effects of global warming today announced further advances in the development of its LETG technology.

The LETG (Light Electric Thermal Generator) is a hybrid solar and thermal energy generation technology that works by heating up liquids that circulate on the surface of its solar panels to generate electricity 24 hours a day. Read the rest of this entry »

Akeena Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ-CM: AKNS), a leading designer and installer of solar power systems, today announced it has filed an updated registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This filing will benefit existing shareholders by updating its prior disclosures and consolidating the selling stockholder information relating to a total of 8,288,405 shares held by existing shareholders. The new registration form carries forward the registration of shares on older Form SB-2 filings made and declared effective in September, July and April 2007. Read the rest of this entry »