• 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 ...
Luminescent windows generate energy from inside and out

Engineers design and build windowpanes that redirect sunlight or illumination from indoors to edge-band solar cells....

February 18, 2021
The future of solar technology: New technology makes foldable cells a practical reality

International research team creates solar cells with unprecedented flexibility and resistance....

February 18, 2021
New approach to automating peer-to-peer renewables distribution

Sony lab and LF Energy are developing a new approach to enable peer-to-peer microgrid energy trading, so remote communities can store and distribute energy without connecting to large-scale power stat...

February 18, 2021
Space-based PV sheets with power output of 1,000 W/kg

U.S. researchers are developing thin-film PV technologies to create lightweight solar sheets to support communication satellites and wirelessly transmit power to Earth-based receivers. A space-based s...

February 18, 2021
Novel algorithm for integrating solar, wind, hydrogen

A new, nature-inspired algorithm has been applied by scientists in Egypt and Saudi Arabia to optimize the production of green hydrogen via solar and wind power generation. The proposed energy system c...

February 10, 2021
Effective approaches to build colored perovskite solar cells

Scientists in Singapore have conducted a review of all existing methods to produce colorful opaque and semitransparent perovskite solar cells for applications in BIPV and urban environments. They iden...

February 09, 2021
Redox flow batteries with fluorescence detection

Argonne National Laboratory researchers have found a way to use fluorescence to monitor the performance of redox flow batteries in real time. They used 2,1,3-benzothiadiazole as a redox-active molecul...

February 09, 2021
GS-Solar’s Mass Produced HJT Cell Achieves Conversion Efficiency of 25.2%

GS-Solar has recently announced that the conversion efficiency of its mass-produced heterojunction (HJT) solar cell has reached 25.2%. This is currently the record for mass-produced HJT cells on the m...

February 09, 2021
Performance improvements for anomalous photovoltaic effect

A German research team has created a new solar cell architecture with self-assembled, three-dimensional nanocomposite thin film. The special cell configuration purportedly improves electrical output b...

February 07, 2021
High-level photovoltaics

The expedition to Manaslu Peak (8,163m) in Nepal, led by Alex Txikon, will not consume a single liter of fossil fuels thanks to two portable photovoltaic installations. The initiative is being promote...

February 07, 2021