Intersolar Europe 2011

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.

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.

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.

Flexible for building integration

Flexible solar module maker Global Solar Energy is presenting a variant of the PowerFlex module for building integration.

Assembly on trapezoidal plates and flat roofs

Conergy has developed a new variant of the SunTop mounting system that enables solar arrays to be installed on trapezoidal plate roofs.

Integrating all drivers

National Semiconductor introduces the first full-bridge pulse width modulation (PWM) controllers to integrate all four primary-side bridge MOSFET gate drivers.

The coolcept and more

Steca will introduce its Coolcept, an inverter topology that has been developed to achieve the best efficiency possible.