Science & Technology

Australia invests $20 million in solar R&D projects

27/08/2014 - 01:00

Through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), the Australian government will provide 21.5 million AUD ($20 million) in funding... read more

ARENA lends support to pilot hybrid PV/diesel project in remote Queensland

22/08/2014 - 01:00

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is supporting the deployment of a pilot hybrid PV/diesel generation system to demonstrate... read more

Talesun introduces new »PID-free« module

21/08/2014 - 01:00

Chinese PV manufacturer and project developer Zhongli Talesun Solar Co. Ltd. claims it has developed a new PV module that exhibits... read more

Green Mountain Power breaks ground on solar+battery microgrid project in Vermont

14/08/2014 - 01:00

Vermont-based utility Green Mountain Power has begun construction on a solar micro-grid project in Vermont that will combine a PV system... read more

First Solar announces 21% efficiency for its CdTe solar cells, reports slight revenue growth

07/08/2014 - 01:00

US thin-film module manufacturer First Solar Inc. has set a new world record for the conversion efficiency of a thin-film CdTe solar... read more

SunPower and Audi partner on electromobility

07/08/2014 - 01:00

US solar manufacturer SunPower Corp. will support Audi of America, the US subsidiary of German car maker Audi, with its 2015 launch of... read more

REC unveils new module designed with half-cut cells

04/08/2014 - 01:00

Norwegian solar producer REC has unveiled a new solar module with half-cut cells. REC explains that the new module concept, in which the... read more

AkzoNobel and SERIS to cooperate on solar cell manufacturing research

31/07/2014 - 01:00

Netherlands-based R&D company AkzoNobel announced it will partner with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at... read more

Ideal Power to supply Sharp with battery converters for its SmartStorage technology

31/07/2014 - 01:00

US inverter and battery converter producer Ideal Power Inc. has signed a multi-year purchase agreement with Japanese electronics... read more

Shin-Etsu unveils new technology for monocrystalline cell manufacturing

28/07/2014 - 01:00

Japanese chemical company Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. has launched a new technology for the production of monocrystalline silicon solar... read more