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SINGULUS announces a major contract for the supply of production equipment for CIGS solar PV modules
07 Mar 2017,15:38
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (Kahl am Main, Germany) on March 3rd, 2017 announced a contract for the delivery of vacuum sputtering systems as well as systems for wet chemical buffer layer deposition with the subsidiary of a major public energy company and producer of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules from
07 Mar 2017,15:35
ReneSola Ltd (Shanghai, China) announce on March 2nd, 2017 that, based on a notice received from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the Company has regained compliance with the NYSE's continued listing requirement of a minimum average closing price of USD 1.00 per share over the previous consecutiv
22 Feb 2017,12:00
The rooftop solar panels recharge the 3.7-volt (24Ah) lithium-ion auxiliary battery while driving to raise hybrid fuel efficiency, but cannot charge the battery to full capacity.
21 Feb 2017,16:26
Multicrystalline PV technology continues to take strides forwards regarding conversion efficiency. Researchers from Fraunhofer ISE claim that the result demonstrates how improvements in the multicrystalline material can deliver a boost in energy yield, resulting in the 21.9% multi cell efficiency re
15 Feb 2017,17:30
Sleek and stylish, the versatile Modern Forms Staff LED wall sconce with tapered torch design fosters an easy transition from interiors to exteriors for exceptional design continuity.
06 Feb 2017,11:25
The renewable energy fund of Allianz Global Investors – the global investment manager arm of the insurance giant – has finalized the purchase of its third renewable energy investment with the acquisition of 100 MW of solar PV capacity in the U.K.
06 Feb 2017,09:59
The German production manufacturer has announced the development of a new process for the texturing of diamond wire cut multi silicon wafers. Schmid says that it will ship the first systems featuring the new technology in the second quarter of 2017.
09 Jan 2017,10:24
As the solar industry grows, so do the inventive solutions for wide-spread adoption of PV technology. However, many such ideas sound good to begin with, but fall short when they actually attempt to enter the market. The jury is still out on Sunflare’s latest offering, but the panels have some intrig
06 Jan 2017,17:24
Sharp Electronics Corporation’s Energy Systems and Services Group (Sharp, Osaka, Japan) on January 4th, 2017 announced that its “SmartStorage” system was selected as the primary energy storage system by Sunworks, a California and Nevada-based solar PV installer.
06 Jan 2017,17:23
Alterra Power Corp. (Vancouver, Canada) and Inovateus Solar LLC (South Bend, Indiana, U.S.) on January 4th, 2017 announced that their 7 MW Kokomo solar photovoltaic (PV) project commenced full commercial operations on December 29th, 2016.
23 Dec 2016,17:22
The partnership between kerfless silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies and Korean module manufacturer Hanwha Q Cells has produced cells that have reached 19.6% efficiency in independent tests.
23 Dec 2016,16:30
German subsidiary of the Taiwanese power group installs more than 1,000 of its M50A string inverters across cluster of 126 solar PV power plants in Vandel, Denmark.
20 Dec 2016,11:51
Trina Solar, the Tier 1 Chinese solar manufacturer, has announced that it has reached a record 22.61% efficiency for its p-type mono-crystalline silicon PERC cell based on a large-sized (243.23 cm squared) boron-doped Cz-Si substrate.
08 Dec 2016,10:02
Phillips 66 (Houston, TX, U.S.) on December 6th, 2016 announced a new world record in power conversion efficiency for polymer-based single junction organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells.
14 Nov 2016,17:46
Scientists have found a way to engineer the atomic-scale chemical properties of a water-splitting catalyst for integration with a solar cell, and the result is a big boost to the stability and efficiency of artificial photosynthesis. Led by researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley
14 Nov 2016,17:45
Photon Energy has started construction of a 99 kWp solar power plant to provide a large proportion of the power for the Leeton sewerage treatment plant.
14 Nov 2016,17:44
A new model developed by Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) shows how an electricity system mainly based on solar and wind works in all regions of the world. It shows the functioning of an electricity system that fulfils the targets set by the Paris agreement by using only renewable energy
14 Nov 2016,17:43
Solar cells made from an inexpensive and increasingly popular material called perovskite can more efficiently turn sunlight into electricity using a new technique to sandwich two types of perovskite into a single photovoltaic cell.
14 Nov 2016,17:42
Despite the potential for powering the world with energy from the sun - the most abundant source of renewable energy - only about 1 percent of the world's energy production currently comes through solar cell technology. That's because solar cells are expensive to produce and are susceptible to effic
12 Nov 2016,12:29
Scientists have found a way to engineer the atomic-scale chemical properties of a water-splitting catalyst for integration with a solar cell, and the result is a big boost to the stability and efficiency of artificial photosynthesis.
Fraunhofer ISE announces new record for silicon-based multi-junction solar cell: 30.2 percent effici
11 Nov 2016,16:17
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE (Freiburg, Germany) together with the Austrian company EV Group (EVG) have successfully manufactured a silicon-based multi-junction solar cell with two contacts and an efficiency exceeding the theoretical limit of silicon solar cel
25 Oct 2016,17:34
Selectronic (Chirnside Park, Victoria, Australia) has expanded its offering of Selectronic certified grid-tie solar PV inverters to include five models of the Fronius Primo range.
22 Oct 2016,11:41
A Deutsche Bank report has predicted "sharp declines" in US solar module and inverter prices that it says could drive payback periods down to less than five years and spark a "final 'gold rush'" in the American residential, commercial and industrial markets, starting in 2017.
15 Oct 2016,12:00
Solar panels are proliferating across the globe to help reduce the world's dependency on fossil fuels. But conventional panels are not without environmental costs, too.
15 Oct 2016,11:58
It was believed that efficient operation of organic solar cells requires a large driving force, which limits the efficiency of organic solar cells. Now, a large group of researchers led by Feng Gao, lecturer at IFM at LiU, He Yan at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Kenan Gundo
15 Oct 2016,11:57
Saving up excess solar and wind energy for times when the sun is down or the air is still requires a storage device. Batteries get the most attention as a promising solution although pumped hydroelectric storage is currently used most often.
15 Oct 2016,11:55
Scientists at Oxford University have developed a solvent system with reduced toxicity that can be used in the manufacture of perovskite solar cells, clearing one of the barriers to the commercialisation of a technology that promises to revolutionise the solar industry.
15 Oct 2016,11:29
Thin-film technologies can dramatically reduce the cost of next-generation solar modules. Whereas their production cost is low, it is in particular the combination of complementary absorber materials in a tandem solar module that increases the power conversion efficiency.
Following the Board elections of SolarPower Europe (Brussels) on March 8th, 2017 Dr....
Egyptian-based company Infinity Solar S.A.E. and Germany-based companies ib vogt GmbH...
Over the next five years, the cumulative U.S. solar market is expected to nearly triple...
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (Baoding, China), known as "Yingli Solar",...