Science & Technology

Semprius announces four-junction, four-terminal stacked solar cell with 43.9% efficiency

30/04/2014 - 01:00

US CPV module manufacturer Semprius Inc. announced it has achieved 43.9% conversion efficiency for a four-junction, four-terminal... read more

Soitec and Exosun start CPV technology partnership

30/04/2014 - 01:00

French solar tracker manufacturer Exosun SAS and French semiconductor materials manufacturer and CPV technology provider Soitec SA... read more

EU-funded research project aims to produce solar kerosene

29/04/2014 - 01:00

A research project funded by the EU is attempting to develop a jet fuel based on simulated sunlight. The project, named Solar-Jet, is... read more

German energy provider Wemag to install 5 MW storage system

16/04/2014 - 01:00

Wemag AG, an energy supplier operating across Germany with headquarters in Schwerin, northern Germany, will complete the installation of... read more

Correction: Panasonic's new efficiency record was confirmed by a third entity

15/04/2014 - 01:00

In the PHOTON Newsletter published on Apr. 11, 2014, it was wrongly reported that the new Panasonic’s conversion efficiency of 25.6% for... read more

Danfoss expand its FLX inverter series

14/04/2014 - 01:00

Danish inverter producer Danfoss Solar Inverters has expanded its FLX inverter line with five new inverters with the power size ranging... read more

ISFH announces 21.2% efficiency for PERC solar cell

11/04/2014 - 01:00

German Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH) announced that it has achieved a 21.2% efficiency for an industrial PERC... read more

Solar-Fabrik launches two new rooftop modules

11/04/2014 - 01:00

Germany-based solar manufacturer Solar-Fabrik AG has presented Premium XM mono and Premium XM poly, two new rooftop PV modules, that... read more

Panasonic announces 25.6% efficiency for its HIT solar cell

11/04/2014 - 01:00

Japan-based electronics manufacturer Panasonic Corp. has announced that its HIT® solar cell, which is an hybrid of monocrystalline... read more

Stanford researchers create model to combine PV with crop production for biofuels

11/04/2014 - 01:00

A research team from Stanford University has recently created a new computer model that aims to combine the crop production for biofuels... read more