• 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 ...
New blended solar cells yield high power conversion efficiencies

Researchers have blended together various polymer and molecular semiconductors as photo-absorbers to create a solar cell with increased power efficiencies and electricity generation....

December 14, 2020
Semi-transparent dye-sensitized solar module with 8.7% efficiency

The mini-panel showed a short circuit current of 58.1 mA, an open circuit voltage of 3.63 V, and a fill factor of 58.26%. It has a power output is 122.9 mW and an active area of 14 cm2....

December 14, 2020
Jolywood achieved breakthrough in N-type TOPCon technology with 24.5% mass production efficiency

China-based photovoltaic enterprise Jolywood announced yesterday that its holding subsidiary Taizhou Jolywood Photoelectric Technology Co., Ltd has made great progress in the mass production efficienc...

December 10, 2020
Solar greenhouse for crops

Scientists in Canada have created a greenhouse that is exclusively heated by solar panels. The rooftop PV system is not connected to the grid, but is linked to four batteries with a total capacity of ...

December 09, 2020
Large-scale PV plant planning for weak power grids

Researchers in New Zealand have developed a new methodology for solar park planning that considers clear-sky radiation for voltage stability analysis. It is based on two different generation profiles ...

November 27, 2020
New manufacturing process for 15.5% efficient perovskite solar panels

Stanford scientists have used a robotic device with two nozzles to quickly produce thin films of perovskite. With these films, they have manufactured perovskite cells and modules with efficiencies of ...

November 27, 2020
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
New ‘slide-in’ solar canopy tech from Australia

Australian design and manufacturing company PVDymanics has unveiled a solar canopy technology which can be used with both framed and frameless solar modules. The company believes its system can revolu...

November 23, 2020
New solar window tech from Australian startup

Australia’s ClearVue wants to push ahead with the development of its transparent solar glass technology. Construction is now beginning on a commercial-scale trial project....

November 19, 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