• AikoSolar refreshes n-type non-silver ABC solar ce - AikoSolar has continued the innovation on the n-type ABC solar cells and recently has brought the average mass production conversion efficiency to 25.5%, according to the statement by the company said...
  • Trina Storage to deploy over 1GWh BESS projects wi - Trina Storage, the vertically integrated battery energy storage system (BESS) solutions provider, has announced the signing of the Letter of Intention (LOI) with Power Electronics, the world storage l...
  • Sungrow signs a 600 MW distribution agreement with - Sungrow, the global leading inverter and energy storage system solution supplier for renewables, forged a 600 MW strategic distribution agreement for PV inverter and battery system solutions with the ...
  • JA Solar: Continuous Expansion to 10 Billion Level - On May 18, JA Solar Technology Co., Ltd.(002459.SZ), a leading manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic products, announced that the company intends to invest in integrated solar cell and module ...
Materials scientists finding solutions to biggest hurdle for solar cell technology

Materials scientists have discovered the major reason why perovskite solar cells -- which show great promise for improved energy-conversion efficiency -- degrade in sunlight, causing their performance...

March 16, 2022
Trina Solar refreshes i-TOPCon cell efficiency by 25.5%

Leading solar module manufacturer Trina Solar announced their new maximum efficiency of 25.5% on 210*210mm i-TOPCon cell on Thursday, setting another world record....

March 11, 2022
Tiny 'skyscrapers' help bacteria convert sunlight into electricity

Researchers have made tiny 'skyscrapers' for communities of bacteria, helping them to generate electricity from just sunlight and water....

March 09, 2022
3G shutdown: Free tool helps solar installers target upgrades

With the 3G mobile network phaseout beginning at the end of February, a free tool has been developed to help solar installers target projects in need of an upgrade....

March 02, 2022
These solar panels pull in water vapor to grow crops in the desert

Using a unique hydrogel, scientists have created a solar-driven system that successfully grows spinach by using water drawn from the air while producing electricity. The proof-of-concept design offers...

March 02, 2022
Deep neural network to find hidden turbulent motion on the sun

Scientists developed a neural network deep learning technique to extract hidden turbulent motion information from observations of the Sun. Tests on three different sets of simulation data showed that ...

February 28, 2022
'Workhorse' of photovoltaics in tandem with perovskite

So-called PERC cells are used in mass production of silicon solar cells, they are considered the workhorses of photovoltaics, dominating the market. Now two teams have shown that such standard silicon...

February 25, 2022
Chinese researchers develop highly efficient perovskite solar cells

Chinese researchers have developed a type of perovskite solar cells (PSCs) with high power conversion efficiency....

February 23, 2022
Researchers use solar cells to achieve fast underwater wireless communication

Researchers have shown that solar cells can be used to achieve underwater wireless optical communication with high data rates. The new approach -- which used an array of series-connected solar cells a...

February 18, 2022
Solar-powered system offers a route to inexpensive desalination

Researchers developed a desalination system that is more efficient and less expensive than previous methods. In addition to providing fresh water, the process could be used to treat contaminated waste...

February 15, 2022