• 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 ...
Photovoltaic Blinds to Improve Greenhouse Energy Performance

A Swedish-Iranian research team modeled 14 photovoltaic blind configurations in checkerboard arrays 1m above a greenhouse roof emulated with EnergyPlus building energy simulation software. The group f...

August 20, 2020
German Researchers Identify Source of Impurities in Multicrystalline Silicon

Scientists from Fraunhofer IISB, Wacker Chemie and Alzchem say unwelcome metals enter the silicon primarily through coating of the quartz crucible. The finding could enable manufacturers to make predi...

August 19, 2020
NRECA, DOE to Showcase Diverse Uses of Storage Technology with 4 Battery Installations

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) announced on Monday plans to install four rural battery storage projects around the nation with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy....

August 19, 2020
Transparent Solar Panels for Windows Hit Record 8 Percent Efficiency

In a step closer to skyscrapers that serve as power sources, researchers have set a new efficiency record for color-neutral, transparent solar cells....

August 19, 2020
Converting Solar Energy to Hydrogen Fuel, with Help from Photosynthesis

Global economic growth comes with increasing demand for energy, but stepping up energy production can be challenging. Recently, scientists have achieved record efficiency for solar-to-fuel conversion,...

August 18, 2020
US Invests $20 Mln in Perovskite Solar Energy Technology

Perovskite is considered to have great potential to replace silicon in solar power generation. They have already shown the potential for high performance and low production costs when used in the manu...

August 17, 2020
New Record Efficiency for Tandem Solar Cell Technology

Fraunhofer ISE is now reporting a new record efficiency of 25.9 percent for a III-V/Si tandem solar cell grown directly on silicon. This cell was produced on a low-cost silicon substrate for the first...

August 13, 2020
Solar-storage hybrids need US market modernisation to deliver ‘considerable benefits’

Hybrid and co-located solar-storage projects can provide “considerable benefits” to grids in the US, but only if market rules and practices undergo a wholesale revamp....

August 07, 2020
Microscopic structures could improve perovskite solar cells

Solar cells based on perovskite compounds could soon make electricity generation from sunlight even more efficient and cheaper. The laboratory efficiency of these perovskite solar cells already exceed...

July 08, 2020
Strategies for recycling of solar panels

Researchers have conducted the first global assessment into the most promising approaches to end-of-life management for solar photovoltaic (PV) modules....

August 05, 2020