renewable energy market

Wind, Solar Industry Leaders Urge Refundable Tax Incentives

Article: Wind, Solar Industry Leaders Urge Refundable Tax Incentives

WASHINGTON, DC, January 9, 2009 (ENS) – The American Wind Energy Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association today reported that both wind and solar energy enjoyed a record-breaking year in 2008. But both industry trade groups say the renewable energy market could fall in 2009 if Congress and the incoming administration do not take…

Texas Invests in Thin-film Solar Factory for Austin

Article: Texas Invests in Thin-film Solar Factory for Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, April 17, 2008 (ENS) – The state of Texas will invest $1 million in HelioVolt Corp. of Austin for the construction of a 125,000 square foot manufacturing facility and development space to test and produce the company’s thin-film solar power cells, which convert sunlight into electricity. The company will manufacture a new type…