Science & Technology

4Jet Technology introduces new tool for drilling holes in solar glass


Germany-based 4Jet Technologies GmbH, which supplies laser systems to the PV and automotive industries, has launched a new product for... read more

Schneider Electric launches new monitoring platform for DGPV plants


French electric engineering company Schneider Electric has launched Conext Insight, a remote monitoring and asset management platform... read more

Imec announces 22.02% efficiency for n-type PERT crystalline silicon solar cell


Belgian nanoelectronics research institute Imec announced that it has achieved a conversion efficiency of 22.02% for a large area n-type... read more

Korean researchers unveil perovskite solar cell with 20.1% efficiency


Researchers from the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) have developed a solar cell with an efficiency of 20.1% by... read more

Japan earmarks $37.2 million in fiscal 2015 to drive down costs of solar energy


The Japanese government intends to make further investments in renewable and nuclear energy in the upcoming fiscal year. The government... read more

US Energy Department to allocate $125 million for innovative energy projects


The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) has issued a $125 Million OPEN solicitation for... read more

Trina announces record output for Honey Plus multicrystalline module


Chinese solar manufacturer Trina Solar Ltd. announced that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology has set a new world... read more

Calyxo presents new CdTe product generation with efficiencies of over 14%


German thin-film PV technology developer Calyxo GmbH has recorded a greater than 14.3% aperture area efficiency (97 Wp 0.72 m²; 13.5%... read more

China Sunergy unveils two new high-power modules


Chinese solar cell and module manufacturer China Sunergy Co. Ltd. (CSUN) announced the launch of two new high-output solar modules. The... read more

Delta Energy Systems launches three new inverters in Europe


German inverter maker Delta Energy Systems (Germany) GmbH has begun shipping its new RPI Series three-phase inverters with 6 kVA, 8 kVA... read more