Evergreen Solar

Sixtron: Latest solar company to drop out?

Two and a half years ago we covered Canadian solar startup Sixtron Advanced Materials, which developed an anti-reflective coating system for solar cells. Fast forward to 2011, and Sixtron’s website is gone, its phones are discontinued and the company auctioned its assets off to pay creditors.

Today in Green IT: Growing pains for solar PV

The tale of Evergreen Solar — which recently filed for bankruptcy — matters because the company fell victim to shifting forces that are redefining the solar industry. Adam Lesser, our GigaOM Pro Green IT curator, lays out the growing pains for the PV industry.

Level 3 Shocker

Level 3 is cutting 12% of it workforce, a move it expects to save the company $60-to-$70 million a year. Why the…

New Mexico Pueblo goes broadband

New Mexico’s San Ildefonso Pueblo will receive a $472,906 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Broadband Community Connect program. Slowly, broadband…

Bobby, you got a problem?

Foundry Networks just lost its CTO, Karl Triebes to F5 Networks. What gives? Silicon Valley insiders say that it might be something…