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  • 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 ...
Lithium metal enabler for low temperature batteries

Scientists in the United States demonstrated a new route to improving battery performance. The group integrated a self-assembling layer which forms on the surface of the anode, preventing the formatio...

September 01, 2020
New dopants may improve PV glass performance

According to a British-Swedish research team, the down‐shifting process for solar glass manufacturing can be improved through the use of two dopant cations that produce no absorption bands. The doping...

September 01, 2020
Exoskeletons for solar panel mounting

Endesa, the Spanish unit of Italian power group Enel, is using a new technology in the construction of three solar parks in southern Spain....

August 31, 2020
Screen-printed heterojunction solar cell with 20.48% efficiency

Researchers from the United States have used new passivated contact architectures to demonstrate a screen-printed silicon heterojunction solar cell on 40 micron thick standalone wafers....

August 24, 2020
The Steeplechase of Transparent PV

A South Korean research team has claimed that transparent PV technologies need to improve in terms of efficiency, stability and aesthetics before they can reach commercial maturity....

August 24, 2020
In Search of Cost-effective Techniques for III-V Cell Production

Scientists in Canada have discovered a promising technique for the production of gallium-arsenide solar cells. Growing these cells directly onto a silicon substrate is a promising strategy that could ...

August 24, 2020
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
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