December 14, 2010

More chemicals investments in solar energy

Our good friend Neil Burns recently posted on his blog about the impacts of clean technologies in the energy and chemicals sectors, which reminded me of my fast-growing list of recent chemical company activities on clean tech especially from Dow Chemical and DuPont who seemed to be always talking about this billion dollars global market potential.

I just posted today about Dow's recent investments in clean technologies when this news just came out about the company's start-up of its ENLIGHT polyolefin encapsulated films manufacturing facility in Ohio. The encapsulants are use in photovoltaic (PV) solar panel modules. The company said it plans to phase in production capacity around the world as needed to meet growing demand for PV encapsulants. 

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