Science & Technology

DNV GL transfers ownership of solar reliability test lab to PVEL management team

07/01/2019 - 22:08

The management of Norwegian DNV GL and California-based PV Evolution Labs (PVEL) have jointly decided that PVEL will become a separate... read more

ISE achieved efficiency record of 22.3 percent for silicon-based multi-junction solar cell

07/01/2019 - 21:31

Scientists at German Fraunhofer ISE in cooperation with partners have achieved a new efficiency record of 22.3 percent for a multi-... read more

Oxford PV perovskite solar cell achieves 28 percent efficiency

20/12/2018 - 20:26

UK solar technology company Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd. announced a new world record for its perovskite based solar cell. The company’s 1... read more

First Solar Series 6 completes test protocol at CSA Group’s PV Test Lab

18/12/2018 - 21:09

First Solar’s Series 6 thin film PV module technology has met completion criteria in the newly published CSA/ANSI C450 (»PV Module... read more

Aluminum Nitride to extend durability of solar towers

10/12/2018 - 12:11

Scientists from Central Metallurgical R&D Institute (CMRDI, Cairo) and National University of Science and Technology (NUST MISIS,... read more

China could increase solar yield by fighting the smog

09/12/2018 - 12:10

If China fights the smog in the country vehemently, the country could massively increase solar power production, according to... read more

Airbus opened flight base for solar UAV Zephyr in Australia

06/12/2018 - 20:57

Airbus Defence and Space announced the opening of the world’s first High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) flight base serving as the... read more

Amprius' silicon nanowire lithium ion batteries power Airbus’ Zephyr S solar aircraft

05/12/2018 - 19:29

Manufacturer and developer of high energy and high capacity lithium-ion batteries Amprius, Inc. is supplying advanced lithium ion cells... read more

Tesvolt receives €2.1 million EU funding for high-voltage storage system

04/12/2018 - 20:48

German storage system manufacturer Tesvolt GmbH will receive €2.15 million ($2.43 million) under the European Union’s SME instrument,... read more

DOE and MoE will support solar, microgrid, storage and energy efficiency projects with $12.4 million

04/12/2018 - 18:47

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel's Ministry of Energy (MoE) along with the Israel Innovation Authority have selected seven... read more