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The Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) has received €1.3 million from Singapore’s Clean Energy Research program (CERP). Overall, the program awarded €6.9 million to five solar energy research teams.
According to a new study released by NREL, the technical potential of photovoltaics and concentrating solar power (CSP) in the U.S. amounts to just under 200,000 GW, which could generate around 399,700 TWh of energy annually.
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, have developed a highly transparent solar cell for building integration.
Lux Research has said that emerging technologies will bring the costs of photovoltaic metallization down and improve process yields. Overall, copper has been named as the "logical metallization winner".
After several years of hustling and hyperbole in the photovoltaics industry, the first half of 2012 has been a time of oversupply and underachievement globally. pv magazine takes a look at the biggest developments of the year to...
U.S.-based thin film manufacturer, Stion has achieved a CIGS photovoltaic module efficiency of 13.4 percent, and an aperture efficiency of 14.8 percent. The results have been verified by the U.S. Department of Energy's National...
According to Applied Materials’ fourth annual solar energy survey, while many consumers are said to be "optimistic" about the renewable energy, there is a lack of understanding regarding costs and adoption rates.