Science & Technology

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

EU funding for research to cost reduction of GaAs semiconductors

03/10/2018 - 19:46

The European Union has awarded an »ERC Starting Grant«, an award for young researchers at the beginning of their independent careers, to... read more