• 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 ...
"Bumblebee" mobile energy storage vehicle coordinates in new energy grid connection

A brand-new mobile lithium battery energy storage power vehicle was set on the grid connection site of Hunan Fangsheng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Hunan Fangsheng) photovoltaic project on August 23, coo...

August 27, 2020
New pathways for tin-monosulfide PV

Scientists in Japan have developed a new process for the fabrication of crystalline tin monosulfide (SnS). By facilitating the growth of crystals measuring up to 24mm in diameter, the process could he...

August 26, 2020
Solar-powered hydrogen under $2/kg by 2030

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have identified sites where hydrogen could be produced via PV electrolysis at prices ranging from $1.90/kg to $4.20/kg in the United States b...

August 25, 2020
Degradation and regeneration in polysilicon passivation layers

Scientists in Australia took a close look at the long-term performance of passivation layers in silicon solar cells, and discovered a surprising process of degradation and regeneration at work within ...

August 25, 2020
German-led consortium aims for 33% efficient perovskite-silicon solar cell

The Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH), the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the Institute for Materials and Components in Electronics at the University of Hannover, as well...

August 25, 2020
Portugal’s second PV auction draws world record low bid of $0.0132/kWh

According to Portuguese financial newspaper Expresso, the lowest winning bid of the procurement exercise was €0.0112 ($0.0132)/kWh. This is slightly lower than the $0.0135/kWh bid submitted by French ...

August 25, 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
New Business Model to Help Utilities Own, Operate Rooftop PV Systems

Scientists from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have defined a utility-ownership model for rooftop PV that could help to mitigate impacts on no-solar consumers. According to their findings, ...

August 20, 2020