German researchers have applied the approach used by invisibility cloak research to direct sunlight around busbars and metallization fingers to potentially increase PV cell and module efficiency. The research was carried out by a...
The development phase of creating an integrated energy conversion and storage kit capable of production on an industrial scale for decentralized on-grid, residential solar photovoltaic (PV) systems has been successfully...
The Asian solar market is going to experience tremendous growth and when that happens, Singapore will be well positioned to serve this market, a key industry figure has told pv magazine.
As part of its plans to expand the Frankfurt (Oder) plant in Germany, First Solar has told pv magazine it will be developing a research and development (R&D) department, which will focus on downstream system installations.
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd's core products have been certified by TÜV Rheinland Japan, according to the DIN 5096:1985 T2 standard to maintain high performance when exposed to ammonia.
Thin film manufacturer, First Solar remained the largest supplier of photovoltaic (PV) modules with a global share of 8.4 percent in the first quarter of this year, according to the latest analysis of the PV module market from...
Third generation thin film developer Solexant Corp. has secured USD$41.5 million during the first close of a Series C financing round, following the “successful completion” of a two megawatt (MW) pilot line operating at the...
A research collaboration agreement has been announced between the Sanyo Electric Group and the University of California, San Diego, the U.S. which will see a number of solar energy research projects undertaken.
A new management flight simulator, aimed at helping users set prices for solar panels, has been launched by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
The Indian solar photovoltaics (PV) market is predicted to grow five-fold over the next few years and will become a global player by 2022.
Global photovoltaic (PV) cell production grew last year by 51% from 7.1 gigawatts (GW) in 2008 to 10.7 GW in 2009, according to a research note published by GTM Research.
The Swinburne University of Technology and Suntech have announced the opening of a new solar cell facility in Melbourne Australia.
Over a billion euros must “urgently” be invested into research and development (R&D) for the photovoltaics (PV) industry, says the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA), so that it can compete with traditional power...
The Panasonic Group has announced its plans to launch its HIT(R) 215 Series household solar power generation systems on July 1, thus highlighting the company’s aim for a "full-scale entry" into the solar cell business.
More than 80 applications for solar and wind power plants have been submitted by developers in the state of Arizona, which are valued at tens of billions of dollars, reports The Arizona Republic.
A U.S. industry consortium is investigating the viability of concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) technology for terrestrial power generation in Hawaii, the U.S.
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