Links

Solar Technology

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
The primary U.S. laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development.

DOE Solar Energy Technologies Program
U.S. Department of Energy program dedicated to research, design, and development of solar energy technologies.

SEPA Solar Power
An extensive listing of solar power industry and research links from the Solar Electric Power Association.

Standards and Measures

NIST.gov
Home page of the National Institute of Science and Technology agency.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Extensive online technical library and databases.

ASTM International
Standards development organization.

SEMI
A global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chain for the micro- and nano-electronics industries.

International Standards Organization (ISO)
Leading international standards consortium. Definitive resource for ISO-9000, ISO-14000 and other standards compliance issues.

Chemistry

Royal Society of Chemistry
The largest society in Europe for the chemical sciences.

Chemistry.org
Website of the American Chemical Society

American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
Non-profit, non-governmental laboratory accreditation society.

Engineering & Manufacturing

Global 450 Consortium (G450C)
A public-private partnership program (New York State (CNSE), Intel, TSMC, Samsung, IBM and GLOBALFOUNDRIES) that develops cost-effective test wafer fabrication infrastructure, equipment prototypes and high-volume tools to enable a coordinated industry transition to 450mm wafers.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
A wealth of technical information from the world’s leading professional society supporting manufacturing education.

ASM International
Society of materials engineers and scientists. Enormous online resource, with links to standards, technical archives, scientific books, journals and periodicals, industry news and analysis, and affiliate societies.

Environmental

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Main portal to EPA’s exhaustive online archives.

European Commission
Environmental and waste policy portal at EUROPA.eu, with information about EU WEEE/RoHS directives.

China RoHS
Good overview of recent and ongoing developments in the so-called “China RoHS” regulatory framework, presented by American Electronics Association (AeA).

Research

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
The nation’s primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development.

Sandia National Laboratories
Link to Sandia’s Solar America Initiative (SAI) page.


Media

Solid State Technology – [link]
Solar Today – [link]
Global Solar Technology – [link]
Greentech Media – [link]
Compound Semiconductor – [link]
Solar Industry – [link]
Global Solar Magazine – [link]
Alternative Energy News – [link]
Mercom Solar Market Intelligence Report – [link]