The German organic PV developers reveal new record conversion efficiency for an OPV multi-junction cell; measurement independently verified by Fraunhofer CSP.
The Indian conglomerate and European research organization have teamed up to examine opportunities for solar energy in the country's airports, which have an estimated solar potential of more than 500 MW.
The PV module technologies provider will participate in the U.S. government program, which evaluates innovative sustainable building technologies.
Austin Energy has emerged as the biggest winner under the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) latest funding round, which has seen US$18 million awarded to six energy storage+solar projects. It will partner with the likes of...
Idaho National Laboratory, part of the U.S. Energy Department's national laboratory network, will use the battery system for research and development.
Queensland has seen the first Tesla Powerwall home battery switched on in Australia under Energex’s battery storage trial, launched today by State Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk.
The research and development funding will help finance a comprehensive grid-related research and development effort to address a range of emerging challenges and opportunities in the United States' power grid.
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Juno spacecraft has broken the solar power distance record on its journey to Jupiter. While Juno's massive solar arrays will generate only 500 W when it arrives at the...
At a presentation of its latest solar innovations yesterday in Freiberg, Germany’s largest solar cell and module manufacturer announced a PERC efficiency of 22%. Advances in busbar-less modules with half cells and bifacial PV...
The U.S. renewable energy laboratory explains that “finding the right defect” can in layers adjacent to the cell can have the counter-intuitive result of increasing solar cell efficiency.
Kicking off 2016’s PERC news, Taiwan-based Gintech Energy Corporation has achieved a solar PV cell efficiency of 21.44% using its PERC technology, thus ranking it number three in terms of global monocrystalline PERC efficiencies,...
Trina Solar has announced a new efficiency record of 22.13% for its p-type mono-crystalline silicon solar cell.
The 12 hardware and software projects which received awards will coordinate generation, transmission and end-use of electricity, including increasing integration of renewable energy.
The U.S.-based developer of printed solar cells signs $100 million agreement to open manufacturing facility in Indian state of Karnataka; production set to commence as early as August 2016.
The Chinese solar tech group said it would increase investment on research and development with the aim of further raising its modules' mass production output power up to 310 W.
As solar manufacturers return to profit an appetite for new technologies is growing. This was one of the key messages at this year’s Future PV Forum where PERC production at volume, new processes for III-V semiconductors and the...
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