Some industry representatives have raised more than a big question mark as to what the future holds for the production of thin film modules. A quick spot check shows, however, that things are developing and progressing swiftly...
The tech giant snaps up New Mexico-based Titan Aerospace, a startup that is developing unmanned, solar-powered jets designed to fly nonstop for years at a time.
Germany's Fraunhofer Institute has verified the new CIS conversion efficiency breakthrough, achieved at the Atsugi Research Center (ARC) in Kanagawa, Japan.
The company’s Power Supply Container generates and stores solar energy, and is ideal for for rural off-grid areas.
The organic solar film producers have achieved a new record in efficiency for 40% transparent solar cells, achieving 7.2% in recent lab tests.
The concept from Qinous, which delivers 100% renewable energy, is to be unveiled this week at the Energy Storage Conference in Düsseldorf.
After a three-year R&D program, the German solar company has finalized its new fab, which promises to reduce CIGS manufacturing costs by 10%.
The analysts anticipate advanced PV technologies to find their way into the mainstream this year as solar capital expenditure bounces back.
The Chinese PV company teamed up with the Australian National University to develop the high efficiency IBC solar cell.
The new European powerhouse merges leading inverter and automated drive technologies while looking to expand global operations in a bold move that signals confidence in the solar sector.
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.
The search engine giants have given financial backing to SolarAid to assess the impact solar power can play in alleviating poverty in Africa.
Only the U.K. and Bulgaria transposed the latest Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) on PV modules into national law before the Feb. 14 deadline.
The Japanese thin-film module manufacturer helped its corporate unit reach profitability for the first time ever ast year due to increased business in the growing domestic market.
A consortium of scientists led by Bristol University will use the funds to develop new active materials for PV cells using low-cost and abundant natural elements.
The 5 MW M5BAT storage system is located in Aachen, Germany, and has been backed by a €6.5 million grant from the German government's Energy Storage Funding Initiative.
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