Shares of thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solar module products company Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTI) closed up 6% today but is down 35% since announcing March 31 that it was changing its target market from buildings to specialty markets. Other changes include a new CEO and resizing to cut costs.
Siemens AG (NYSE: SI), the largest company in the EnergyBoom Clean 100 Index (E•B Clean 100) and the world’s leading provider of offshore wind turbines, says the largest onshore turbine order in its history for three wind farms in Iowa will be filled from turbines produced at its two new U.S. factories.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is working on making fuel for vehicles from water, wind, and sun. This idea isn’t as pie-in-the-sky as it first sounds.