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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 ...
Researchers overcome barriers for bio-inspired solar energy harvesting materials

Inspired by nature, researchers can demonstrate a synthetic strategy to stabilize bio-inspired solar energy harvesting materials. Their findings could be a significant breakthrough in functionalizing ...

November 24, 2020
Rectangular aluminum fins for PV module cooling

Scientists in Pakistan have proposed a new passive cooling technique which they claim can improve a module’s open-circuit voltage by up to 12.97% and its efficiency by up to 2.08%....

November 18, 2020
Thermodynamics-inspired model for microgrid feasibility

Researchers in the U.S. have deployed a phase model, inspired by thermodynamics, to total system costs and technology choices of power grids. Doing so allowed the group to make assumptions for when al...

November 02, 2020
A chemical tune up for better perovskites

Scientists in the United States took a closer look at the way charges move through a perovskite material, and found that replacing hydrogen in the material with a heavier isotope can both reduce therm...

October 26, 2020
Aerial imaging for residential PV

U.S.-based EagleView aims to set the “gold standard” for solar aerial imaging....

September 25, 2020
From tandem cell to double absorber for 34.45% efficiency

Scientists in the United States theorize that a ‘double absorber’ cell comprising two active thin-film layers within one cell stack could achieve impressive efficiencies, whilst eliminating many of th...

September 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
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