Science & Technology

First flight of Aurora’s UAV »Odysseus« is scheduled for spring 2019

14/11/2018 - 20:27

Aurora Flight Sciences Corp. unveiled its new solar-powered autonomous aircraft »Odysseus«, an ultra-long endurance, high-altitude... read more

Jolywood unveils new transparent mesh backsheet to reduce LCOE of bifacial systems

13/11/2018 - 14:17

The Chinese module manufacturer Jolywood (Suzhou) Sunwatt Co. Ltd. has released its new transparent mesh backsheet, which was developed... read more

HZB achieved 25.5 percent efficiency record in perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells

12/11/2018 - 20:27

German researchers at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB) increased the efficiency of perovskite-silicon tandem... read more

DOE will support new projects to advance solar technologies with $53 million

25/10/2018 - 16:26

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for up to $53 million in new projects to advance early-stage solar technologies... read more

Novel cell connector increases power by 1.9 W

25/10/2018 - 15:35

German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and German precious metals and technology group Heraeus are researching and... read more

Flexible solar can have significant grid benefits, study

25/10/2018 - 15:04

A new study conducted by Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3) and sponsored by First Solar, Inc. shows »that operating solar... read more

DOE announces $46 million for solar generation resiliency research

18/10/2018 - 17:47

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $46 million in research funding to advance holistic solutions that provide grid... read more

Scientists develop material with silicon-like characteristics

17/10/2018 - 16:46

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) in Mainz (Germany), together with scientists from Dresden, Leipzig,... read more

HZB researchers are used to boost the efficiency of silicon solar cells

04/10/2018 - 17:48

Scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin incorporate layers of organic molecules into the solar cell to boost the theoretical limit... read more

Hanergy introduces facade integrated »HanWall« module for skyscrapers

03/10/2018 - 19:46

Chinese thin-film producer Hanergy Thin Film Power Group introduced its BIPV product »HanWall« at launch events in seven locations (... read more