Heterojunction silicon technology offers a higher level of efficiency than standard cells and a simpler production process. It also boasts remarkable temperature characteristics and low-cost mass production of PV modules.
SolarWorld Americas has begun work on constructing solar carports totaling more than 500 kW of power across four public parks in California, US.
U.S. and Chinese manufacturers claim that India’s government is acting beyond the scope of its powers in a dumping probe they describe as "flawed."
The NREL -- the U.S. Department of Energy's primary laboratory for renewable energy research -- predicts that solar power generation in western U.S. will be cost-competitive by 2025.
Researchers at Berkeley Lab have been awarded an R&D 100 Award for their work in developing PEFM, an adhesive that can be used as part of a battery's anode.
The low-cost material perovskite is one of the latest developments in the field of organic photovoltaics. U.K. startup Oxford Photovoltaics is working to commercialize the technology.
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in the U.S. have made breakthroughs experimenting with black metals for the development of more efficient solar cells.
Researchers in Germany have made a breakthrough with the development of a cost-effective and efficient solar fuel device that can store nearly 5% of solar energy in the form of hydrogen.
Two U.S. Department of Energy-funded projects listed among 2013's innovations of the year. Glare analysis tool and high efficiency, lower cost cell make R&D Magazine list.
The Singapore Energy Innovation Programme Office (EIPO) has awarded research grants totaling S$12 million (US$9.44 million) to five research teams under the first grant call of the Energy Innovation Research Programme (EIRP).
The U.S. Energy Department gets closer to goal of a 48% efficient concentrator cell two months after the most recent world record.
The U.S. Energy Department and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have announced the opening of the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF), which is focused on utility-scale clean energy grid integration.
University of New South Wales (UNSW) researchers have released results indicating that lower-quality silicon can be used to produce high efficiency solar cells. The development is based on controlling the charge state of hydrogen...
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