The blend addresses the technology's inherent instability problems and reportedly delivers the highest-efficiency perovskite cell to date, according to IEEE Spectrum.
The Indian state of Karnataka has announced the second round of allocations under its solar policy and is seeking to generate 130 MW of projects to follow on from last year's 80 MW.
The key number in the fourth quarter and full year figures released by Canadian Solar is the company's general and administrative expenses which, the company says, unfairly skew perceptions of its performance in 2012.
German inverter manufacturer Kaco new energy GmbH has signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi electronics company AEC to make and distribute its products from Riyadh.
The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is forecast to account for 11 of the expected 31 GW of photovoltaic demand in 2013, according to NPD Solarbuzz. China is expected to compensate for a demand decrease in Germany. Meanwhile, supply...
The Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii) has announced some welcome good news with U.S. thin film giant First Solar coming on board as a shareholder in the project.
SolarCity's impressive new customer numbers and MW deployment figures fail to mask the fact the California-based solar company's losses widened in a tough 2012.
The German Federal Environment Minister wants a fundamental reform of Germany's renewable energy law, or EEG. His ideas received wide support at a meeting between the German Chancellor, ministers and associations.
In contrast to Ecobuild 2012, where PV companies, including installers, wholesalers and distributors, inverter suppliers, framing equipment firms and module manufacturers, dominated the exhibition, this year’s show saw a...
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd has reached a settlement regarding its fraud dispute with GSF Capital Pte Limited (GSF Capital). A part of the agreement has seen the Chinese photovoltaic manufacturer taking over ownership of the...
Cumulative photovoltaic capacity in Portugal reached 225.5 MW at the end of 2012, according to a report published by the Portuguese energy regulator, DGGE (Direcção Geral de Energia e Geologia), on March 4.
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has today said that a Viability Gap Funding (VGF) model has been "envisaged" for the second phase of the country’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). National...
Germany-based Hawi Energietechnik AG is insolvent. Around 100 employees have been affected by the news.
Bring it on! The United States doesn’t know its own strength when it comes to competition with China, according to a report just released by the Washington, DC-based Pew Research Center. And that holds especially true in the...
According to the latest figures, 300 MW of newly installed photovoltaic capacity was added to Greece’s grid in January. Meanwhile, new forecasts estimate 2.58 GW and 2.82 GW of cumulative capacity at the end of 2013 and 2014,...
In Washington, DC, this week, Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Secretary Lisa Jackson officially vacated their seats in the Cabinet, leaving considerable baggage behind....
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