Archive | September, 2011

Sweet Sixteen: World Economic Forum finds New Sustainability Champions

Congratulations to the World Economic Forum and Boston Consulting Group for their work in identifying 16 companies in emerging markets that are setting new standards for sustainability. In the new report by WEF and BCG, they highlight that Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, the Russian Federation and South Korea will account for more than 50% of the […]

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World Record Reached for Solar Efficiency

Solar Record A company called First Solar has just raised the bar for every other photovoltaic cell manufacturer by setting a record for PV efficiency. First solar, among other things, makes cadmium-telluride (CdTe) solar cells and increased their efficiency to 17.3-percent. According to First Solar, “…it set a new world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic […]

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