Intersolar Europe 2011

A successful and positive Intersolar closes its doors for the 20th time

It was a successful trade show. That was expressed by all the exhibitors whom pv magazine spoke with, regardless of whether they were inverter manufacturers, junction box makers, cables and connectors producers or mounting system folks.

Samsung announces increased solar focus

Samsung has said that it plans to invest USD$5.5 billion in the development of solar technology and production by 2020.

Intersolar: Sony shows off its new rechargeable batteries

Supporting the statement in one of our Intersolar blogs earlier today that batteries and storage technologies are the buzzwords at this year’s trade show, Sony has unveiled its new lithium-ion rechargeable batteries.

BSW: Germany to invest over €5 billion in its solar industry

According to the German solar association, BSW-Solar, the country’s industry is planning to invest around €5.5 billion in both production, and research and development over the next two years.

India looks set to dominate at Intersolar Europe

The 20th Intersolar Europe has opened its doors today in Munich. While the trade show floors are still quite empty, word on the street is that, spurred on by China’s progress, India is getting ready to significantly ramp up its photovoltaic market. Automation is the watchword.

Intersolar Award: Applause for the deserving??

The Oscars of the solar industry honored the most innovative today at the fourth Intersolar Awards ceremony. The nominees were all deserving having made breakthroughs, cut costs, increased efficiencies and impressed the jury.

Double glass thin film module and reduced module areas

Schott Solar has extended its module range with the ASI double glass module based on a-Si/a-Si tandem cells.

Yield increase of up to 36 percent

Mp-tec will showcase its largest tracking system, the single-axis Skytrap plus with a module surface area of up to 26 square meters.

Sunny island and Bluetooth

SMA brings to the Intersolar its SUNNY ISLAND Charger 50. With DC coupling from SMA, it now has 20 percent more power

Duo inverter

Enecsys introduces the Enecsys Duo micro inverter. The 360-Watt device is an addition to the Enecsys micro inverter family.