Science & Technology

IBM Research and Airlight Energy develop new HCPVT system

26/09/2014 - 01:00

Switzerland-based supplier of solar power technology Airlight Technology and IBM Research have developed a new High Concentration... read more

Stefan Glunz receives Becquerel Prize for his work on cSi solar cells

25/09/2014 - 01:00

Stefan Glunz, the division director of Solar Cells – Development and Characterization at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy... read more

Kyocera partners with Imec on silicon solar cell technology

25/09/2014 - 01:00

Japanese electronics and solar module producer Kyocera Corp. announced it will partner with Belgian research institute Imec in the... read more

Meyer Burger announces 60-cell module with a record power of 327 W

23/09/2014 - 01:00

Swiss equipment manufacturer Meyer Burger AG announced it has been able to develop a standard 60-cell solar module with a record power... read more

ZSW announces 21.7% efficiency for CIGS thin-film solar cell

23/09/2014 - 01:00

The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) in Stuttgart, Germany has set a new world record for a CIGS... read more

Schmid launches new solution for bifacial cells

22/09/2014 - 01:00

German PV equipment maker Schmid Group announced it is now offering a solution for the production of bifacial solar cells. According to... read more

Megacell adopts ISC's bifacial BiSoN solar cell technology

18/09/2014 - 01:00

Italian solar cell manufacturer Megacell Srl has signed a licensing agreement with German research institute ISC Konstanz to integrate... read more

InnoLas unveils new laser technology for solar cell manufacturing

18/09/2014 - 01:00

German laser technology developer InnoLas has launched a new automated laser technology with an integrated soft wafer breaking process... read more

BioSolar partners with UCSB on supercapacitor technology for solar energy storage

15/09/2014 - 01:00

US PV materials provider BioSolar Inc. has partnered with the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) to develop a low cost... read more

CSP is more reliable than PV when coupled with thermal storage systems, CSPA

12/09/2014 - 01:00

CSP technology coupled with thermal energy storage can be more competitive than PV and wind in terms of comprehensive net grid system... read more