Science & Technology

PV Lighthouse launches solar cell factory simulator


The University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Australia-based solar company PV Lighthouse have launched an online solar cell factory... read more

Natcore and Eurotron to cooperate on back-contact solar cells


US thin-film technology company Natcore Technology Inc. and Dutch PV production equipment provider Eurotron BV will cooperate on the... read more

DuPont and Jinko to collaborate on solar technology


US chemical company DuPont signed strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese solar producer Jinko Solar. The two companies will... read more

ARENA tests residential PV in combination with storage


The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has provided Syinergy, a gas and electricity provider owned by the government of Western... read more

Natcore uses laser technology to develop HIT-structure solar cells


US thin-film technology company Natcore Technology Inc. announced it has developed an all-back-contact silicon HIT-structure (... read more

Heraeus partners with Shoei Chemical on metallization paste development


German precious metals and technology group Heraeus announced that it intends to strengthen its technology portfolio for the development... read more

Oxford PV gets $12.5 million funding for thin-film perovskite technology


UK solar technology company Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd., which was spun off of Oxford University in 2010, announced it has raised over £8... read more

JA Solar unveils new 1,500 V PV module


Chinese solar company JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. Announced it has completed the development of a 1,500 V PV module. The company said... read more

Cogenra unveils 400 W monocrystalline solar module


US module manufacturer Cogenra Solar announced that its monocrystalline and polycrystalline modules have reached a record power of 400 W... read more

1366 Technologies starts technology partnership with Hanwha Q Cells


US silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies Inc. and German solar company Hanwha Q Cells, a unit of Korean chemical group Hanwha,... read more